iconv program lacks documented exit code

Bug #350800 reported by Per Ångström on 2009-03-29
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
glibc (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

iconv (GNU libc) 2.9/Ubuntu 9.04

I cannot find any mention of exit codes in the man page for iconv (1). That makes it more difficult than necessary to check for errors in shell scripts that use iconv. Returning 0 on success and 1 on failure would be fine for me.

Robert Roth (evfool) wrote :

Precise is still affected.

tags: added: manpage
Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
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