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bug#15260: cannot build in a directory with non-ascii characters


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#15260: cannot build in a directory with non-ascii characters
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 05:47:23 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Kenichi Handa <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:35:00 -0400
> 
> >   emacs = EMACSLOADPATH="$(abs_lisp)" LC_ALL=C "$(EMACS)" $(EMACSOPT)
> >                                       ^^^^^^^^
> 
> > Does anyone know or remember why we set LC_ALL=C while running
> > commands in lisp/ (and the same in leim/)?
> 
> IIRC the issue was to avoid things like misdetecting coding-systems
> because of the user's locale setting, in the files we load/compile.

Makes sense.

> IOW, it was to work around bugs (e.g. missing coding: cookie) and is
> likely unneeded nowadays.

Right, so the way should be clear to remove these.

Thanks.





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