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Re: [h-e-w] Unix utilities for Emacs on MS Windows

From: Ismael Valladolid Torres
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Unix utilities for Emacs on MS Windows
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 10:10:59 +0100
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Lennart Borgman wrote:

> Jason Rumney wrote:
>>> One thing that I at the moment have commented out is setting of
>>> process-coding-system-alist, because I do not understand when it is
>>> needed. I myself is using CVS Emacs (the developers version) and that
>>> might be the reason, but I do not know. Can you maybe explain why and
>>> when it is needed?
>> Cygwin programs require (and output) Unix line ends.  Since about>> 20.3, 
>> Emacs has automatically detected Cygwin programs and set the
>> coding-system for talking to them appropriately.
> The Cygwin faq still recommends that process-coding-system-alist is set.
> See the page, look for "What
> about NT Emacs". Should we tell them to change this recommendation or is
> there still a reason for it?

According to my tests using bash on Emacs shell mode, it seems to be
still needed.

Cordially, Ismael
Dropping science like when Galileo dropped his orange

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