Commit 4155619a authored by Steve Purcell's avatar Steve Purcell Committed by Artur Malabarba

Assume package archive-contents are UTF8-encoded

* lisp/emacs-lisp/package.el (package--read-archive-file):
Set `coding-system-for-read' explicitly to 'utf-8 when reading the
downloaded and cached archive-contents files, so that non-ASCII
characters in package descriptions are displayed correctly in the
`list-packages' menu. (Bug#20231)
Co-authored-by: default avatarSteve Purcell <>
parent d35f2f48
......@@ -1283,7 +1283,8 @@ Will throw an error if the archive version is too new."
(let ((filename (expand-file-name file package-user-dir)))
(when (file-exists-p filename)
(insert-file-contents-literally filename)
(let ((coding-system-for-read 'utf-8))
(insert-file-contents filename))
(let ((contents (read (current-buffer))))
(if (> (car contents) package-archive-version)
(error "Package archive version %d is higher than %d"
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