[tex-live] xindy and folders with non ascii chars
bruno at clisp.org
Sat Sep 22 03:51:26 CEST 2018
> Karl Berry writes in
> > Why not
> > #define VALID_FILENAME_CHAR (1)
> > ? What is gained by all these conditions?
> When the user enters an invalid file name,
> 1. clisp signals an error before the file name hits the file system,
> namely already when the Lisp pathname gets constructed,
> 2. the error message indicates the cause (remember that errors on
> a file system can be caused by invalid file names, permission
> problems, or even temporary issues like disk-full problems).
And 3. On some systems, really erratic things happen when you pass
file names with invalid bytes to the operating system.
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