[Distutils] Encoding error installing my own package from PyPI

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Fri Dec 13 14:20:05 CET 2013

This is a pip bug. Could Python 3.3 be doing something different or is
your default encoding for open() different than the typical pip


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 6:02 PM, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
> Distutils is not fully aware of unicode.  Something to try: open your files
> like you do and get their contents as unicode, but encode the result to
> UTF-8 bytes before passing it to the setup function.
> I thinks this is worth reporting to bugs.python.org, if it isn’t already.
> Regards
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