Build and install ICU on IBM i

A step-by-step introduction to building ICU4C on IBM i

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Zhang Jin Jiang and Li Jia Chen

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: November 20, 2012

International Components for Unicode (ICU) plays a key role in developing a globalized product. ICU is supported by option 39 of the base IBM i, however, you may want to build your customized version of ICU and include it together with your product. Building ICU on IBM i is as easy as building it on other platforms, but you may still experience some problems due to the platform difference. To avoid those problems, some environment variables should be set correctly. In this article, we introduce the steps on how to build ICU on IBM i and how to fix the potential problems when building it.

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