[Python-Dev] My work on Python3 and non-ascii paths is done

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 12:02:43 CEST 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 11:53 AM, Victor Stinner
<victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Seven months after my first commit related to this issue, the full test suite
> of Python 3.2 pass with ASCII, ISO-8859-1 and UTF-8 locale encodings in a non-
> ascii source directory. It means that Python 3.2 now process correctly
> filenames in all modules, build scripts and other utilities, with any locale
> encoding.

Well done on facing up to that particular dragon and slaying it.
Especially this part:

> the import machinery (import.c, zipimport.c), because
> gdb does sometimes crash (for various reasons) and because  the import
> machinery is fragile and difficult to understand.


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