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Re: TRAMP copies binary files incorrectly

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: TRAMP copies binary files incorrectly
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 14:32:41 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> > But, as Stefan wrote, it is better to call
> > (set-buffer-multibyte nil) much earlier.

> > Anyway, it is better to fix the function bound to loc-dec to
> > work in a multibyte buffer too.  Which function is it?

> I believe the function "at fault" is uudecode-decode-region, although
> personally I think the problem is much deeper, in the implicit use of
> unibyte-char-to-multibyte in `insert'.


> But independently from whether we fix it or not, I believe that making the
> buffer unibyte is the right thing to do since it will only ever contain
> bytes, and never chars: using a multibyte buffer here is inefficient and is
> asking for trouble.

I agree.

Kenichi Handa

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