[Python-Dev] PEP 383: Non-decodable Bytes in System Character Interfaces

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Apr 24 17:33:05 CEST 2009

Aahz <aahz <at> pythoncraft.com> writes:
> The part that I haven't seen clearly addressed so far is what happens
> when disks get mounted across OSes (e.g. NFS).

Unless there's some kind of native NFS API for file access, it is hopelessly out
of scope for Python. We use whatever the C library exports to us, and don't have
any control over filesystem details.

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