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Re: address@hidden: hexl-max-address in hexl-mode is incorrect]

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: address@hidden: hexl-max-address in hexl-mode is incorrect]
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 09:48:45 +0900
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/22.0.91 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, "Stuart D. Herring" <address@hidden> writes:

>>> How about: (- (position-bytes (point-max)) (position-bytes (point-min)))
> >
> > I already looked in this, and couldn't find a way to get it to work.
> > Hexl mode works by passing the buffer contents to an external program,
> > lib-src/hexl; thus, the byte values seen by hexl-mode depend on
> > buffer-file-coding-system.  The value of position-bytes is independent
> > of this.

> Is there some other coding system variable that does affect position-bytes
> (which we could then let-bind), or is it based on Emacs' internal,
> invariant encoding?

The latter.  The byte sequence of a buffer after decoded is
always in emacs-mule (in emacs-unicode-2 branch, it's
utf-8).  So, changing buffer-file-coding-system or any other
coding-system-related variables doesn't affects

Kenichi Handa

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