[Python-Dev] UnicodeDecodeError bug in distutils
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sun Apr 5 03:07:26 CEST 2009
Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> "Phillip J. Eby" <pje at telecommunity.com> writes:
> > Meanwhile, the 'register' command accepts Unicode, but is broken in
> > handling it. […]
> > Unfortunately, this isn't fixable until there's a new 2.5.x release.
> > For previous Python versions, both register and write_pkg_info()
> > accepted 8-bit strings and passed them on as-is, so the only
> > workaround for this issue at the moment is to revert to Python 2.4
> > or less.
> What is the prognosis on this issue? It's still hitting me in Python
Any word on this? Is there an open bug tracker issue with more
information? Who's working on this?
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