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Author vstinner
Recipients lemburg, loewis, vstinner
Date 2010-08-13.01:47:34
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Lib/ may also be patched to add a Python implementation. Eg.

def fsdecode(value):
    if isinstance(value, str):
        return value
    elif isinstance(value, bytes):
        encoding = sys.getfilesystemencoding()
        if encoding == 'mbcs':
            return value.decode(encoding)
            return value.decode(encoding, 'surrogateescape')
        raise TypeError("expect bytes or str, not %s" % type(value).__name__)


Note: Solution (1) (use bytes API) is not deprecated by this issue. PyUnicode_FSConverter is still useful if the underlying library has a bytes API (eg. OpenSSL only supports char*).

Solution (2) is preferred if we have access to a character API, eg. Windows wide character API.
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2010-08-13 01:47:37vstinnersetrecipients: + vstinner, lemburg, loewis
2010-08-13 01:47:36vstinnersetmessageid: <>
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