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Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 09:23:18 +0000
From: "maksis ." <>
To: "" <>
Subject: RE: Issues with iconv conversions (UTF-8 -> cp*)

Seems like it’s better, but certain characters are converted incorrectly by the linked test app (such as “€” -> “¬”). I also have different characters failing in my actual C++ app.

From: Rich Felker<>
Sent: torstai 4. toukokuuta 2017 0.00
Subject: Re: [musl] Issues with iconv conversions (UTF-8 -> cp*)

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 01:53:19PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 05:20:47PM +0000, maksis . wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I’m experiencing issues with iconv conversions from UTF-8 to Windows codepages (cp* -> UTF-8 seems to be working fine).
> >
> >
> > Test program:
> >
> > gcc output:  UTF-8 -> cp1250 -> UTF-8: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[]^_`abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz{|}~€‚„…†‡‰Š‹ŚŤŽŹ‘’“”•–—™š›śťžźˇ˘Ł¤Ą¦§¨©Ş«¬®Ż°±˛ł´µ¶·¸ąş»Ľ˝ľżŔÁÂĂÄĹĆÇČÉĘËĚÍÎĎĐŃŇÓÔŐÖ×ŘŮÚŰÜÝŢßŕáâăäĺćçčéęëěíîďđńňóôőö÷řůúűüýţ
> >
> > musl-gcc output:  UTF-8 -> cp1250 -> UTF-8: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[]^_`abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz{|}~€‚„…†‡‰Š‹ŚŤŽŹ‘’“”•–—™š›śťžźˇ˘Ł*Ą****Ş***Ż**˛ł*****ąş*Ľ˝ľżŔ**Ă*ĹĆ*Č*Ę*Ě**ĎĐŃŇ**Ő**ŘŮ*Ű**Ţ*ŕ**ă*ĺć*č*ę*ě**ďđńň**ő**řů*ű**ţ
> >
> > Tested with GCC 6.3.1 and musl 1.1.16
> Thanks. I've confirmed that this is a bug in conversion to (not from,
> only to) legacy 8bit codepages; there's missing logic for the case
> (which is handled specially in the tables) where a unicode codepoint
> is represented by its own value (that fits in 8 bits). I'll work on a
> patch to fix it and follow up when it's either committed or ready for
> testing.

Does the attached patch work for you? Anyone see problems with it? The
functional change is at:

-                       if (c < 128+totype) {
+                       if (c < 128+totype || c==legacy_map(tomap, c)) {

The rest is just refactoring to put the shared logic in a new static
function legacy_map rather than repeating it two (and now three, after
the fix) times. Further simplification via refactoring is actually
possible but I tried to keep this patch short and easy to review.


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