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Author vstinner
Recipients vstinner
Date 2010-05-04.23:34:24
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Here is a patch for the first solution: display a fatal error if we are unable to get the locale encoding. It does always exit with a fatal error if nl_langinfo(CODESET) is not available (and Py_FileSystemDefaultEncoding is not set).

I don't think it's a good idea to display an fatal error at runtime. If nl_langinfo(CODESET) is not available, configure should fail or we should fallback to an hardcoded encoding (ok but which one?).

Extract of the nl_langinfo() manual page (on Linux):

       SUSv2, POSIX.1-2001.
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