PIP does not appear to handle diacritics correctly.

Wolfgang Maier wolfgang.maier at biologie.uni-freiburg.de
Wed Sep 9 22:20:16 CEST 2015

On 09.09.2015 21:59, Tim Golden wrote:
> Well on my Win8.1 machine I created a local user with the name you give
> and did a fresh install of the very latest Python 3.5rc. I installed
> from the 32-bit web installer and the only variation from the defaults
> was to add Python to the PATH (the last checkbox on the first page of
> the wizard).
> It all installed without issue and I was able to do "pip --version" from
> a command prompt to see that it had installed pip 7.1.something.
> Now this is on my standard dev machine, ie not a virgin VM, and it's 8.1
> rather than Win7, but it's not clear why either of those would make a
> difference.
> The standard codepage for console processes appears to be 850.

It's been resolved a minute ago. See 
https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/3087#issuecomment-139034217 for an 
explanation of why the latest rc does not have the bug.

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