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Re: etags test is broken on MS-Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: etags test is broken on MS-Windows
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:38:15 +0300

> From: Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
> Cc: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 21:25:59 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > These byte counts are not file byte counts (if they were, then what
> > you suggest would have been TRT).  They are buffer byte counts,
> > i.e. etags needs to compute the byte counts that Emacs will see when
> > the file is visited in an Emacs buffer.  So each CRLF EOL needs to be
> > counted as 1 byte, not 2.
> What do you do about non-ASCII characters?

Etags counts bytes, not characters, so it doesn't matter.  Or maybe I
misunderstand the question.

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