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Re: detecting charset of directories

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: detecting charset of directories
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 09:55:02 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> > > Also, how can one ensure that `C-x m c CODING-SYSTEM g' will (1) have
> > > its intended effect and (2) persist its effect, for subsequent `g'
> > > commands?
> > 
> > Sorry, I don't understand what you mean.  Could you please
> > paraphrase it?

> [Sorry, `C-x m c ...' should have been `C-x C-m c ...']

> Let's say you are in a Dired buffer and you realize the coding system is
> wrong, so you try to re-read it with `C-x RET c CODING-SYSTEM g'.  Does
> that work?  If later you decide to simply run `g', does it use
> CODING-SYSTEM to re-read the directory?

> I think to make that work, dired-revert needs the same fix as
> dired-mode, namely:

> (set (make-local-variable 'file-name-coding-system)
>      (or coding-system-for-read file-name-coding-system))

> Or perhaps that should be done later in just one place: dired-readin.

I basically agree with you, but as I don't know the code of
dired, I don't know which part is the right place to fix.
I'd like to ask maintainers of dired.el to work on it.

Kenichi Handa

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