Re: [wmii] wmii on NetBSD (patch)

From: sqweek <>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 14:57:08 +0900

On Dec 21, 2007 3:49 AM, Alex Plotnick <> wrote:
> Specifically, the version of iconv_open(3) that ships with
> NetBSD does not support the use of the empty string to denote the default
> codeset[1]; it simply fails with an "unsupported codeset" error. However,
> the return value of iconv_open wasn't being checked, and so iconv(3) was
> subsequently being used with an invalid conversion descriptor. The effect
> of this was random memory curruption, leading to unpredictable errors.

 Nice. Thanks for the patch and detective work. I'm a little busy over
the next couple of days as you might expect at this time of the year,
but I'll get the fix integrated as soon as I can.
Received on Fri Dec 21 2007 - 06:57:09 UTC

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