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Re: Vietnamese update [Re: Your papers came]

From: Pavel Janík
Subject: Re: Vietnamese update [Re: Your papers came]
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 16:59:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (i386-suse-linux-gnu)

   From: "Triet H. Lai" <address@hidden>
   Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 00:42:30 +1000

   > I cannot build the source from CVS, the error was:
   > ,----
   > | gcc -c  -D_BSD_SOURCE  -I/usr/X11R6/include     -g -O2  
-I/mnt/hda11/tmp/emacs/lwlib -I/mnt/hda11/tmp/emacs/lwlib/../src xlwmenu.c
   > | In file included from /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xos.h:284,
   > |                  from xlwmenu.c:38:
   > | /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xarch.h:48: sys/byteorder.h: No such file or 
   > | make[2]: *** [xlwmenu.o] Error 1
   > | make[2]: Leaving directory `/mnt/hda11/tmp/emacs/lwlib'
   > | make[1]: *** [really-lwlib] Error 2
   > | make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/hda11/tmp/emacs/src'
   > | make: *** [bootstrap-src] Error 2
   > `----
   > Just in case, I'm running GNU/Linux-2.4.18-rc4, XFree-4.2.0.

Hmm, byteorder.h is part of glibc. On my system it is in glibc-devel

   > Though, I successfully built Emacs-21.2 with vntelex.el (copied from
   > CVS) and can type "Vietnamese" characters with telex input method.
   > However, Emacs pop ups the following message when saving the buffer to
   > file:
   > ,----
   > | These default coding systems were tried:
   > |   vietnamese-viscii-unix
   > | However, none of them safely encodes the target text.
   > | ...
   > `----
   > and it prompts for utf-16-le-unix as the default coding system.
   > I don't really understand how MULE works, but I guess Werner would use
   > a wrong charset (It seems ISO-8859-? rather than
   > vietnamese-lower/upper--these character sets share many accent
   > characters) for translation characters in `quail-define-rules'.  I
   > re-edited the table and the problem has gone. Below is the changes.

This is something for Werner, I think.
Pavel Janík

It's entirely untested, but it looks good and compiles. Ship it!
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