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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Apr 27 23:33:56 CEST 2009

> $ touch $'\xFF\xAA\xFF'
> $ vi $'\xFF\xAA\xFF'
> $ egrep foo $'\xFF\xAA\xFF'
> All worked fine from my Bash shell with locale encoding set to UTF-8.
> I can also open the created file from the GNOME editor file dialog (it
> even tells me the filename is not valid in my locale's encoding). The
> Nedit editor also worked. So far I haven't found anything that failed.

So what SMB server did you mount here, using what software, and what
mount options?

I think you might be referring to an entirely different use case.


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