Trouble with internationalized path under windows

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Sun Jan 22 15:28:16 EST 2012

On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Jacob Hallén
<jacob.hallen at> wrote:
> I have a problem which ought to have an obvious solution, but I haven't found
> one despite searching for many hours. The problem occurs on Windows.
> This is a version of my problem reduced to its essentials:
> I have a file
> import bar
> and a file :
> baz = 42
> If I store these two files  in say C:\Users\Admin\test everything works fine.
> If I store them in C:\Users\Admin\testф, I get an import error when running
> The letter at the end of test is a Russian "F", if it looks strange on
> your terminal.

What's the ImportError message say? And what version of Python are you using?


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