[Python-Dev] cpython: Issue #16218: skip test if filesystem doesn't support required encoding

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 18:45:28 CET 2012

On 08.11.12 01:08, R. David Murray wrote:
> Alexandre's point was that the string did not appear to be arbitrary,
> but rather appeared to specifically be a string containing surrogates.
> Is this not the case?

My intention was testing with filename which cannot be decoded as UTF-8 
in strict mode.  I agree that testing with name which is encodable in 
locale encoding can be useful too, but now the test has no effect on 
UTF-8 locale.

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