[cfe-dev] [RFC] Adding a char set converter to Support library

Kai Peter Nacke via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Oct 2 11:09:17 PDT 2020

FYI. I posted this RFC on llvm.dev.

----- Forwarded by Kai Peter Nacke/Germany/IBM on 02.10.2020 20:08 -----

Kai Peter Nacke/Germany/IBM wrote on 02.10.2020 18:13:19:

> From: Kai Peter Nacke/Germany/IBM
> To: llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> Cc: Yusra Syeda/Canada/IBM at IBM
> Date: 02.10.2020 18:13
> Subject: [RFC] Adding a char set converter to Support library
> Hi!
> On z/OS, there is the need to convert strings from EBCDIC to UTF-8 
> and vice versa.
> Using the POSIX iconv functions has some challenges, so I created a 
> small wrapper
> around this functionality to get the same result on all platforms. 
> This functionality
> is required for reading and writing GOFF object files and can also 
> be used in the
> frontend.
> I put up the code on Phabricator https://reviews.llvm.org/D88741. 
> Please add your
> comments to the review if you are interested in this topic.
> Best regards,
> Kai
> Kai Nacke
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