langchain.document_loaders.helpers.detect_file_encodings

langchain.document_loaders.helpers.detect_file_encodings(file_path: str, timeout: int = 5) List[FileEncoding][source]

Try to detect the file encoding.

Returns a list of FileEncoding tuples with the detected encodings ordered by confidence.

Parameters
  • file_path – The path to the file to detect the encoding for.

  • timeout – The timeout in seconds for the encoding detection.