Author ezio.melotti
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Date 2012-01-05.20:23:11
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On Python 3, os.walk() uses the surrogateescape error handler.  If the filename is in e.g. iso-8859-* and the filesystem encoding is UTF-8, decoding '\xe5' will then result in '\udce5', and '\udce5' can't then be printed because it's a lone surrogate.

See also http://docs.python.org/dev/library/os.html#file-names-command-line-arguments-and-environment-variables
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