Re: [code] Small quirk in Makefile for FreeBSD

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 09:12:14 -0500 (EST)


On Fri, 26 Feb 2016, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:

> Hi folks,
> crazy project crossed my mind: install FreeBSD with XFCE4 in an older
> NetBook. Works flawlessly, ergo went on to compile and install TextAdept
> :-)
> gmake CC=clang CXX=clang++ makes most of the trick. The other thing you
> need to do is to comment the check before LDFLAGS += -liconv. Apparently
> iconv is needed for all platforms be it graphical, be it ncurses.
> Don't know if it makes sense to create yet another platform specific
> section for FreeBSD in the Makefile

Well GTK is supposed to provide iconv (hence the non-need to link to
iconv on Linux). Is it not the case that GTK provides iconv utilities on

If anyone has access to OpenBSD or NetBSD, can you compile and run
graphical Textadept as-is?


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