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Re: opening files with unicode characters in the file name on windows


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: opening files with unicode characters in the file name on windows
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2004 12:38:45 +0300

> From: Mathias Dahl <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: 05 Aug 2004 13:28:26 +0200
> 
> > > I am almost convinced that Windows *do* encode them with UTF-16,
> > > but when I set UTF-16 as file-name-coding-system emacs freezes
> > > whatever I do and I have to keep pressing C-g to unfreeze it. :(
> > 
> > What value, exactly, did you try to use for file-name-coding-system?
> 
> I did this:
> 
> (setq file-name-coding-system 'utf-16)

Sounds like a bug, so please take this to gnu.emacs.bug.

Meanwhile, if you set debug-on-quit to t and repeat what you told
above, what traceback do you see after C-q?  That traceback should
show what function is inflooping for utf-16.




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