Author steve.dower
Recipients JGoutin, lemburg, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2017-01-13.14:16:40
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Windows doesn't use the fs encoding at all until Python code requests/provides something in bytes. Except for the caching in fsencode/fsdecode, there's no problem setting it once at the start of your program (and it can only be set once - there's no parameter and it cannot be undone).

What I'm most interested in is whether caching the encoding in fsencode/fsdecode is actually an optimization - if not, remove it, and if so make a way to reset it. I'll get around to this sooner or later but I don't want to stop someone else from doing it.
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