Commit 39ca289a authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Allow customization of decoding of "man" command

* lisp/man.el (Man-coding-system): New defcustom.
(Man-start-calling): Use it, and also pay attention to user
overriding coding-system-for-read.  (Bug#29872)
parent f8240815
......@@ -268,6 +268,16 @@ Used in `bookmark-set' to get the default bookmark name."
:type 'string
:group 'man)
;; This is for people who have UTF-8 encoded man pages in non-UTF-8
;; locales, or who use Cygwin 'man' command from a native MS-Windows
;; build of Emacs.
(defcustom Man-coding-system nil
"Coding-system to decode output from the commands run by `man'.
If this is nil, `man' will use `locale-coding-system'."
:type 'coding-system
:group 'man
:version "26.1")
(defcustom Man-mode-hook nil
"Hook run when Man mode is enabled."
:type 'hook
......@@ -1003,7 +1013,10 @@ names or descriptions. The pattern argument is usually an
(coding-system-for-write 'raw-text-unix)
;; We must decode the output by a coding system that the
;; system's locale suggests in multibyte mode.
(coding-system-for-read locale-coding-system)
(or coding-system-for-read ; allow overriding with "C-x RET c"
;; Avoid possible error by using a directory that always exists.
(if (and (file-directory-p default-directory)
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