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bug#4047: 23.1.1: hexl-mode doesn't like UTF8 files with a byte-order ma


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#4047: 23.1.1: hexl-mode doesn't like UTF8 files with a byte-order mark
Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2009 17:47:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> If encode_coding_string would leave unibyte strings alone

It does if coding-system-for-write is nil.

>> IMHO call-process should not use coding-system-for-write for
>> encoding the command line
>
> But if some of the command-line arguments are file names, say, we do
> need to encode them, don't we?

coding-system-for-write is meant to override the coding system for write
operations, but IMHO the coding system for file names is in a different
category.

Andreas.

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