[Distutils] PEP 517 - specifying build system in pyproject.toml

Thomas Kluyver thomas at kluyver.me.uk
Fri May 19 11:37:11 EDT 2017

On Fri, May 19, 2017, at 04:31 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
> For flit, would having the install tool set PYTHONIOENCODING help?

If install tools were meant to set PYTHONIOENCODING, I probably wouldn't
do anything else in flit's code. Python should then take care of
ensuring that any output is UTF-8 encoded, and flit doesn't currently
invoke any separate processes to do the build.


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