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bug#44513: default value of file-name-coding-system

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#44513: default value of file-name-coding-system
Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 13:29:13 +0200
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On November 8, 2020 11:15:50 AM GMT+02:00, Boruch Baum <boruch_baum@gmx.com> 
> Shouldn't emacs ship with the default value of variable
> file-name-coding-system being equal to that of the default value of
> default-file-name-coding-system?
>                  file-name-coding-system  => nil
>   (default-value file-name-coding-system) => nil
>          default-file-name-coding-system  => utf-8-unix

These are 2 separate variables, see the doc string of 
default-file-name-coding-system.  One is for the user to set, thus nil by 
default, the other is what Emacs thinks should be the OS default.  They are 
separate because Unix filesystems traditionally treat file names as byte 
streams, without imposing any encoding restrictions on them.

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