PIP does not appear to handle diacritics correctly.

Laszlo Lebrun lazlo.lebrun at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 9 22:23:47 CEST 2015


On Wed, 09 Sep 2015 17:21:59 +0100, Tim Golden wrote:

> On 09/09/2015 17:16, Wolfgang Maier wrote:
>> On 09.09.2015 10:23, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 5:59 PM, Laszlo Lebrun via Python-list
>>> <python-list at python.org> wrote:
>>>> Whenever I start PIP, I get:
>>>> "Fatal error in launcher: Unable to create process using '"C:\Users
>>>> \BürgerGegenFluglärm\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python35-32
>>>> \python.exe"
>>>> "C:\Users\B³rgerGegenFluglõrm\AppData\Local\Programs\Python
>>>> \Python35-32\Scripts\pip.exe" '"
>>>>
>>>> Where the correct path is "C:\Users\BürgerGegenFluglärm\AppData..."
>>>>
>>>> The funny thing is that the message mentions the path twice, with
>>>> different wrong codings.
>>>> :-(
>>>
>>>
>> I may be wrong, but isn't the error message suggesting that this is a
>> bug in the py launcher instead of in pip?
>> If I remember a post from a recent thread correctly, then pip.exe is
>> just a script using the launcher.
>> If that's true, shouldn't the recommended:
>> 
>> python -m pip
>> 
>> be a workaround?
>> 
>> I might be wrong, but it's worth a try.
> 
> Actually, that's a good point. Especially given the start of the error
> message...
> 
> TJG

python -m pip works well.
That's a help, I will be able to get the libraries I need.
Thank you.




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