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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Typeset LaTeX files with non-ascii file name in TeXLi

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Typeset LaTeX files with non-ascii file name in TeXLive 2018
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 06:14:22 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Ikumi Keita <address@hidden> writes:

    > Hi developpers, I'd like to commit a change proposed in
    > in
    > order to resolve problems addressed in
    > .
    > Are there anyone who doesn't agree with this?

    > As explained in ealier messages, this patch introduces some
    > incompatibilities: - Users cannot put raw TeX codes in the command
    > line like latex -interaction=nonstopmode \SOME_CODE \input
    > FILENAME via setting `TeX-command-extra-options' anymore, as long
    > as the default `TeX-command-list' is used.  - (Pdf)latex binaries
    > without e-TeX extension have the following two limitations:
    > 1. Preview-latex does not work.  (This can be circumvented by
    > customizing `preview-LaTeX-command' and
    > `preview-undump-replacements' to cancel the change by my patch,
    > though) 2. Region compilation (C-c C-r, C-c C-e etc.) does not
    > work.  I.e., such binaries can only use C-c C-c (and C-c C-a) to
    > typeset the latex documents.  If you consider that these
    > incompatibilities are not acceptable, please express your opinion.
    > I would be ready to discuss about this.

    > If no objection, I'll commit the change in a few days.  Adding
    > document changes and regression tests will follow later.

    > Best regards, Ikumi Keita

    > P.S.  I tested the patch with MikTeX briefly, and encountered no
    > errors.

I really do not like what I understand to be this suggestion. If users
cannot put TeX codes in a command then extensive functionality is
lost. The bar on non-ascii file names seems trivial to me - sorry.

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