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Re: Emacs24 coding system problems

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs24 coding system problems
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:10:05 +0200

> Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 20:36:29 +0000
> From: Uday Reddy <address@hidden>
> Cc: Uday Reddy <address@hidden>,
>     address@hidden,
>     address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii writes:
> > I'm confused: is this problem specific to MS-Windows?  I don't think
> > you ever mentioned Windows in this thread before; did I miss
> > something?
> I didn't know it was specific to Windows either.

Telling the OS on which problems happen is useful regardless.

> It appears that Emacs24 is not treating `buffer-file-type' as buffer-local
> variable, at least in some places inside its guts.  The Bug Report #12989
> demonstrated that.

Why do you (or is it VM?) use that variable at all?

> If I set buffer-file-type to nil and try again:
> - find-buffer-file-type-coding-system returns (undecided . undecided).
> enable-multibyte-characters is still nil.
> - By the time after-insert-file-set-coding gets called,
> enable-multibyte-characters has already been set to t.  All is well after
> that.

The default value of buffer-file-type is nil.  How did it get set to
something else?

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