python3 and mintty: why ANSI_X3.4-1968 encoding

Frédéric Bron
Fri Aug 29 22:28:00 GMT 2014

> I am using mintty with option Text.locale=fr_FR and Character set=UTF-8
> Why, then, python3 reports a different encoding (ANSI_X3.4-1968) for
> stdout and stdin?

I found the issue:
I had LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 and at the same time LC_ALL=C
I removed LC_ALL=C and my python3 script works with UTF-8 i/o.


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