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-rwxr-xr-xscripts/devtool3
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/devtool b/scripts/devtool
index 0866be9d5f0..c9ad9ddb955 100755
--- a/scripts/devtool
+++ b/scripts/devtool
@@ -215,6 +215,9 @@ def main():
global config
global context
+ if sys.getfilesystemencoding() != "utf-8":
+ sys.exit("Please use a locale setting which supports utf-8.\nPython can't change the filesystem locale after loading so we need a utf-8 when python starts or things won't work.")
+
context = Context(fixed_setup=False)
# Default basepath