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

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