X11R7.5 and C.UTF-8

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sat Nov 28 12:22:00 GMT 2009

On 10/28/2009 6:07 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
> 2009/10/28 Ken Brown:
>> Maybe my terminology is wrong.  But if you start mintty with no .minttyrc
>> and with LANG unset, mintty will set LANG=C.UTF-8.
> Yep. That's primarily for emacs' benefit, which parses the locale env
> variables itself instead of using setlocale(LC_CTYPE, ""), thereby
> missing out on Cygwin's default locale.


I've sent a report about this to the emacs-devel list 
  But I don't have a good understanding of locale issues.  Could you 
take a look and see if what I said is accurate or if more should be said?



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