[wingide-users] Mercurial and UTF-8

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Mar 25 14:07:16 MDT 2011

On 3/25/11 3:20 PM, Harald Thingelstad wrote:
> I have recently bought Wingide and it's great (of course) but I have a
> few problems.
> First to go is my trouble with Mercurial integration and international
> characters. (I thought I saw a tip on how to improve the Vim keyboard
> personality somewhere so I'll leave that for later.)
> I use Mercurial as favorite for my small projects. But trying to write
> commit messages in Wingide gives me trouble with the
> (for me) common letters æ, ø and å.
> Commits ends up failing with messages like these:
> base.py
> transaction abort!
> rollback completed
> abort: decoding near 'bort lus. æøå': 'ascii' codec can't decode byte
> 0xc3 in position 15: ordinal not in range(128)!

What is the output if you type the following if you type it in Wing's 
private Python interpreter (which should be 
/usr/lib/wingide4.0/bin/PyCore/python in your case, I think)?




Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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