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sqlite with icu support
# in order to have icu support in sqlite you need to enable it via compile options.
# install the icu dev package on your system and download the source files from sqlite
# unpack and enter the source dir
# on a mac I had to do this to compile:
brew install icu4c
CFLAGS=`-I/usr/local/opt/icu4c/include -O3 -DSQLITE_ENABLE_ICU` CPPFLAGS=`icu-config --cppflags` LDFLAGS=`-L/usr/local/opt/icu4c/lib icu-config --ldflags` ./configure
# I had to add the path to the icu libs
# on linux the paths were added automatically to path
# so this would suffice on . ubuntu and arch where I also compiled:
CFLAGS='-O3 -DSQLITE_ENABLE_ICU' CPPFLAGS='icu-config --cppflags' LDFLAGS='icu-config --ldflags' ./configure
# then continue with
make
This will build your sqlite for you
# I wanted to use better-sqlite3 with icu so I had to use this:
npm i --sqlite3=/path/to/src/
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