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Author lemburg
Recipients Arfrever, ezio.melotti, gregory.p.smith, lemburg, loewis, vstinner
Date 2010-04-30.17:48:24
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STINNER Victor wrote:
> STINNER Victor <> added the comment:
>> No, you store the environment data as bytes and only
>> decode in getenv() ...
> Yes, this is the best solution for POSIX. We need maybe also a os.getenvb()->bytes function, maybe only on POSIX.

Yes, plus a os.setenvb() function to pass the data back to the C level

> But I think that Windows should continue to use unicode environment variables. Should os.getenv(key, encoding=...) reencode the value on Windows?

Good idea. That would make applications more easily portable between
Windows and POSIX.
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2010-04-30 17:48:26lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, loewis, gregory.p.smith, vstinner, ezio.melotti, Arfrever
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