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Re: Bug#435452: emacs22: `set-keyboard-coding-system' fails in non-X11 m
Re: Bug#435452: emacs22: `set-keyboard-coding-system' fails in non-X11 mode]
Wed, 29 Aug 2007 22:05:47 +0200
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)
Sven Joachim <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Invoking `set-keyboard-coding-system' in an "emacs -nw" session fails.
>>> For instance, asking it `no-conversion' (which is needed so that dead
>>> keys work as expected) fails:
>>> Unsupported coding system in Encoded-kbd mode: no-conversion
>> I don't understand why you have to set
>> keyboard-coding-system to no-conversion for dead keys. Dead
>> keys must be handled by terminal, and Emacs just receives
>> the resulting character (encoded in your locale) from the
>> terminal. So, setting keyboard-coding-system to what is
>> appropriate for your locale should work well, and that
>> should be done automatically.
Indeed, using "C" as my locale fixes the problem (I used to have
Strangely enough, Emacs 21.4.1 with "LC_CTYPE=fr_FR" doesn't have the
problem (i.e., dead keys are usable).
Checking the "Meta Sends Escape" box of the xterm in which I run Emacs
22 also fixes the problem, even with a non-C locale.
I guess I'm just displaying my lack of familiarity with how terminals
>> What other choices were tried? utf-8, latin-X should all
>> work. What is your locale?
With a "C" locale, utf-8, latin-1, and others are accepted, whereas
`no-conversion' yields the above error message.