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bug#15402: 24.3; Emacs and Mac OS Dock bad launch behavior

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#15402: 24.3; Emacs and Mac OS Dock bad launch behavior
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:30:48 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> This is NOT required when launching Emacs from the command line!
>> Typically, the difference between the two is that running Emacs from the
>> command line runs it with environment variables set by your shell's init
>> scripts, whereas running it from the GUI does not have those
>> env-vars set.
>> IOW please compare M-: process-environment RET in the two cases, it will
>> probably contain a clue.
> I already checked, LANG is needed to be set properly in the environment, and
> it isn't when laucnhng from dock.  M-x setenv doesn't help, as it really
> doesn't setenv anything (should be renamed IMHO).

IIRC, under Darwin, everything along the lines of locale-coding-system,
keyboard-codind-system, terminal-coding-system, etc... should always be
utf-8.  So we probably don't need to look at LANG to make that decision.


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