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ext:convert-string-to-system-area iconv-desc string start available buffer-sap head requested[Function]

Convert the native string, from offset start and using at most the available characters, into a foreign character encoding stored in foreign storage pointed to by buffer-sap at the offset head and for up to the requested number of bytes. The character conversion is determined by the iconv-desc. The number of characters consumed and the number of bytes written are returned.