Antoon Pardon <antoon.par...@rece.vub.ac.be> writes:
> This is the code I run (python 3.3)
> host = ...
> user = ...
> passwd = ...
> from ftplib import FTP
> ftp = FTP(host, user, passwd)
> This is the traceback
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "ftp-problem", line 9, in <module>
> File "/usr/lib/python3.3/ftplib.py", line 612, in mkd
> resp = self.voidcmd('MKD ' + dirname)
> TypeError: Can't convert 'bytes' object to str implicitly
> The problem is that I do something like this in a backup program.
> I don't know the locales that other people use. So I manipulate
> all file and directory names as bytes.
> Am I doing something wrong?
The error message shows that ftplib expects a string here, not bytes.
You could use `ftp.mkd(some_bytes.decode(ftp.encoding))` as a