Gentoo Development Guide

Configuring XEmacs for UTF-8

First, you need to have built xemacs itself with USE=mule. Then, the app-xemacs/mule-ucs package is needed. To autoload Unicode support, you can add the following to your ~/.xemacs/init.el:

    (require 'un-define)

If automatic character set detection on files is not working properly, here are three commands that can help.

The current coding system will be displayed near the left edge of the status line.