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On dim., 2013-12-08 at 22:22 +0000, STINNER Victor wrote:
> (b) for technical reasons, Python reuses the C codec during Python
> initialization to decode and encode OS data, and so currently Python
> *must* use the locale encoding for its "filesystem encoding"

Ahhh! Well indeed that's a bummer :-)

> asciilocale.patch has many issues. Try to run the Python test suite
> using this patch to see what I mean.

I'm assuming much of this is due to (b) (all those tests seem to spawn
external processes).

It seems there is more work to do to get this right, but I'm not
terribly interested either. Feel free to take over.
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