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Re: Problems with CURL_DOES_CONVERSIONS/HAVE_ICONV build on EBCDIC platform

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:33:56 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 11 Apr 2018, Stephan MŘhlstrasser wrote:

> The easiest way to get a working library on EBCDIC again would be to
> conditionally compile the old macros that were used before the introduction
> of curl_ctype.c, as you also mentioned in one comment in pull request #2269.
> This worked well for us before. Would that be an acceptable solution?

If that's fine by you, it's fine by me! =)

You're the one running and using this setup so your advice and recommended
path forward will carry a lot of weight. I figure restoring functionality
should be prio one.

I felt a need to "fix" the ctype stuff for curl when I ran into troubles with
isalnum() being locale-dependent. Described here:


Received on 2018-04-11