From: Yukihiro Matsumoto [mailto:matz / ruby-lang.org]
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 7:07 PM
> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: Iconv buffer overflow?"
>     on Mon, 29 May 2006 23:32:48 +0900, "Victor Shepelev"
> <vshepelev / imho.com.ua> writes:
> 
> |Hi all.
> |
> |require 'iconv'
> |max_length = 513
> |str = ' ' * max_length
> |Iconv.new('utf-8', 'windows-1252').iconv(str)
> |
> |Error:in `Iconv#iconv': " " (Iconv::BrokenLibrary)
> |
> |If max_length <= 512, all is OK.
> |
> |1. Is it normal?
> |2. Is it documented somewhere?
> 
> I suspect that it's caused by underlying iconv library on your
> platform.  Could you show us your platform information?
> 
> It's OK on my Linux box.

ruby -v
ruby 1.9.0 (2006-05-01) [i386-mswin32]

V.