gnupg vs libiconv on Android

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at
Tue Jan 31 18:07:27 CET 2012

On 01/31/2012 11:57 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:41, hans at said:
>> About a better solution for utf8conv.c, can you expand on that?  Do you
>> just mean a cleaned up version of that technique, which is the same as
>> the W32CE, or another technique?
> What is the standard charset on Android devices?
> If it is utf-8 it will be easy.  We would either introduce a test for
> iconv or provide a configure options to disable its use.

At least in Java, "The platform's default charset is UTF-8"

If we need character conversion, we can do it in Java, since there is
full charset handling in Java on Android.


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