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getpass.getpass() prompt on windows expects char not unicode #806

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alexlouden commented Dec 30, 2012

Traceback:

File "C:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\fabric\network.py", line 488, in prompt_for_password
new_password = getpass.getpass(password_prompt, stream)
File "C:\Python27\Lib\getpass.py", line 95, in win_getpass
msvcrt.putch(c)
TypeError: must be char, not unicode

I've just converted the prompt text to ASCII with password_prompt.encode('ascii','ignore'), but perhaps there's a nicer solution. Haven't tested on Linux.

Fix for TypeError - convert prompt from unicode to ascii
File "G:\Work\Hpflsk\lib\site-packages\fabric\network.py", line 488, in
prompt_for_password
new_password = getpass.getpass(password_prompt, stream)
File "C:\Python27\Lib\getpass.py", line 95, in win_getpass
msvcrt.putch(c)
TypeError: must be char, not unicode
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