[Python-Dev] Windows: Remove support of bytes filenames in the os module?

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 09:40:10 EST 2016

2016-02-08 15:32 GMT+01:00 Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>:
> Since 3.3, functions of the os module started to emit
> DeprecationWarning when called with bytes filenames.
> (...)
> Recently, an user complained that os.walk() doesn't work with bytes on
> Windows anymore:
> (...)

It's also sad to see that deprecation warnings are completly ignored.
Python 3.3 was release in 2011, 5 years ago.

I would prefer to show deprecation warnings by default. But I know
that it's an old debate: developers vs users :-) I like to see my
users as potential developers ;-)


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