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bug#2497: 23.0.91; Fails to read UTF-8 on Win2k


From: David Engster
Subject: bug#2497: 23.0.91; Fails to read UTF-8 on Win2k
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:31:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> From: David Engster <address@hidden>
>> I'm inclined to say that this change is wrong, since strcmp will only
>> return 0 if two strings are exactly equal. In this case though, the
>> string "iso-8859-" is compared to "iso-8859-1" (in my case), so it
>> returns 1 and therefore check_latin_extra is not set.
>
> You are right.  But in my case, it was not enough to test for
> "iso-8859-", as the symbol's name was "iso-latin-1", not "iso-8859-1".
>
> I installed the patch below, that does seem to fix the problem with
> the OP's .gnus.el, although I don't know how general that problem is,
> nor whether Emacs is capable of distinguishing UTF-8 from Latin-N in
> general.

I can confirm this patch fixes my original bug report (#2354). Thanks!

-David






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