[Xcb] [PATCH:xwininfo 1/2] Handle non-latin-1 window names

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Jun 30 11:01:11 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 07:41:17PM +0200, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> > From: Julien Danjou <julien at danjou.info>
> > Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 18:16:13 +0200
> > 
> > On Wed, Jun 30 2010, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> > 
> > > Which part of "OpenBSD doesn't have iconv" did you fail to understand?
> > 
> > That's weird. We use iconv in awesome and AFAICT it builds and works
> > fine on OpenBSD, with libiconv.
> There is a port of GNU libiconv.  However Xorg is part of the base
> system on OpenBSD we can't depend on it.  And including GNU libiconv
> into the base system is not an option for us since it is LGPL'ed.

It seems absolutely batshit insane that xwininfo is part of your _base_
system, but even taking that as something sensible to do, a quick search
on "libiconv bsd licensed" (given that it was referenced in one of the
previous posts) rapidly turned up this:

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