[1.7][python] File operation API to multibyte filenames fails.

IWAMURO Motonori deenheart@gmail.com
Fri May 8 13:21:00 GMT 2009


2009/5/8 Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:
> Your scripts.  Python correctly doesn't use setlocale because it's
> the responsibility of the application to set the local if it uses
> non-ASCII chars.  And Cygwin simply has no chance to convert UTF-8
> to UTF-16 if the application doesn't ask for UTF-8.

Oh, it is very very difficult.
Because ALL python utilities which access files or directories fail.
For example, Mercurial doesn't work.

> hg stat
abort: Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character: /home/iwa
IWAMURO Motnori <http://vmi.jp/>

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