Unicode characters break snap

Michael Nelson michael.nelson at canonical.com
Mon Jan 9 06:12:19 UTC 2017

On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:03 PM Gareth France <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk>

> On 09/01/17 00:20, Thomi Richards wrote:
> This sounds like you may be running into unicode encoding issues in your
> python source files.  <https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/>
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/ has the full details, but the
> tl,dr version is that if you have unicode literals in your python source
> file you need something like "# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-" at the top of your
> file. The python interpreter inspects your environment to determine the
> correct encoding to use, but your environment in a confined snap probably
> doesn't provide the same hints...
> If that doesn't work, can you build a minimal reproducer for us to look at?
> Afraid not, still doing the same thing. Just one question. What on earth
> is a minimal reproducer?

Just a paste of an example snapcraft.yaml with which other people can
reproduce the issue... it could be your current snapcraft.yaml, or
something cut down to be simpler but still reproduces the issue. That'll
help someone else debug it locally.
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