[tex-k] \write writes out TeX's `^^' quartets instead of 8-bit chars

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Sat Aug 21 13:16:34 CEST 2004

> In retrospect, I don't think I misread the code.  Bear in mind that in
> this version, output to a file is governed by -translate-file, but
> output to the terminal and log file is governed by LC_CTYPE (through
> setlocale(3)).

The original problem was
  "I was writing some 8-bit characters to an output file ..."
so yes, using cp8bit.tcx will solve the problem.



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