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Author eric.araujo
Recipients eric.araujo, tarek
Date 2011-01-19.15:28:02
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If distutils.commands.bdist_wininst.bdist_wininst.get_inidata returns a unicode string (which is always the case in 3.x and can happen in 2.x if if you pass a unicode object as one setup argument), bdist_wininst will try to use the MBCS codec, which is not available on non-Windows OSes (see

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