[OS X Emacs] Re: Return of dired mode problems like in Aquaemacs 1.7

Uwe Pieczynski uwe at piehome.de
Thu Aug 13 11:19:34 EDT 2009


Neither setting the locale nor setting the dired-listing-switches has an
positive effect in Aquaemacs 2.0p2

By the way in Aquaemacs 1.8c and in the actual Carbon Emacs package this
 problem does not occur. Its bugging me only in Aquaemacs 2.0p2.

Greetings from Berlin,


Peter Dyballa schrieb:
> Am 13.08.2009 um 04:51 schrieb Uwe Pieczynski:
>> It is only some of the directories that cause the problem.
>> I assume that there is again a problem with Umlaute (ÄÖÜäöüß).
> You have two possible options with Emacs:
>     • you can set dired-listing-switches to contain ``-w´´ and/or ``-v´´
> which tell Apple's ls programme to print "raw" characters,
>     • you can set dired-listing-switches to contain ``-N´´ or
> ``--literal´´ which tells gls to print "raw" characters,
>     • if you have real gls programme (from Fink or MacPorts) you can
> tell dired to use 'gls --dired' (or 'gls -D') via the variable
> dired-use-ls-dired.
> Of course you can combine many option to one "word" as in ``-alw´´ or
> ``-ahlDN´´.
> The other option is to set an environment variable LC_CTYPE which points
> to an UTF-8 encoding, de_DE.UTF-8 for example ('locale -a' will list all
> available ones). You can also set it in your init file:
>     (setenv "LC_CTYPE" "UTF-8")
> This will enable Emacs to handle the contents of all buffers as Unicode,
> i.e., umlauts or other accented characters will be treated as "normal"
> ones.
> -- 
> Mit friedvollen Grüßen
>   Pete
> The best way to accelerate a PC is 9.8 m/s²
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