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Author spaun2002
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, baikie, ezio.melotti, jesterKing, lemburg, loewis, r.david.murray, spaun2002, vstinner
Date 2012-04-12.10:08:03
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I faced with the issue on my own PC. For a Russian version of WinOS default PC name is ИВАН-ПК (C8 C2 C0 CD 2D CF CA in hex) and it returns from gethostbyaddr (CRT) exactly in this form (encoded with system locale cp1251 not UTF8). So when the function PyUnicode_FromString is called, it expects that argument is utf8 encoded string and throws and error.
A lot of 3rd party modules use gethostbyaddr or getfqdn (which uses gethostbyaddr) and I can't just use function that returns names as bytes. Surrogate names are also not acceptable because the name mentioned above becomes ????-??
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