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Re: etags test is broken on MS-Windows

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: etags test is broken on MS-Windows
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 21:50:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> Or maybe you mean the use case where a Latin-1 file is read into an
> Emacs buffer, and each non-ASCII character is expanded into a UTF-8
> sequence.  Indeed, that will make the byte counts inaccurate (and
> etags.el will have to compensate by searching around the specified
> place).  One more reason not to change anything, I guess.

??? It's exactly the counter argument.  The indices in the tag file must
be file offsets, everything else will lead to wrong offsets.


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