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Re: on eshell's encoding

From: Daniel Bastos
Subject: Re: on eshell's encoding
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:56:31 -0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (windows-nt)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Daniel Bastos <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:49:15 -0300
>> > Is this on MS-Windows?  If so, you cannot invoke programs from Emacs
>> > with command-line arguments encoded in anything but the system
>> > codepage.  And UTF-8 cannot be a system codepage on Windows.
>> You're right.  This is MS-Windows.  But I thought MS-Windows would not
>> interfere here.  Why does it interfere?  I thought the messages would go
>> straight into git's ARGV.
> How can it go "straight"?  

I meant not being messed with.  I don't know anything about MS-Windows.
In UNIX the creation of a new process by a shell is likely to call
execve, which won't touch the caller strings passed in through the

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