Unicode characters break snap

Gareth France gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk
Mon Jan 9 06:14:38 UTC 2017

On 09/01/17 06:12, Michael Nelson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:03 PM Gareth France 
> <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk <mailto:gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk>> 
> wrote:
>     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/ 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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