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Re: ediff-files uses wrong coding system for temporary file


From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: ediff-files uses wrong coding system for temporary file
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:58:16 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Joe Wells wrote:

> Has anyone else been able to reproduce this bug?

It looks like this has been fixed:

2007-08-19  Michael Kifer  <address@hidden>
[...]
    * ediff-util.el (ediff-make-temp-file): Use the coding system of the
      buffer for which file is created.

>> The cause of the problem is that Ediff uses ediff-make-temp-file to
>> make a temporary uncompressed version of the compressed file to use as
>> input to “diff”.  It uses the value of ediff-coding-system-for-write
>> for the coding system when writing this temporary file.  The value of
>> ediff-coding-system-for-write at this point in time differs from the
>> coding system of the original file.  It should probably instead use
>> the coding system of the compressed file.




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