[Reproducible-builds] Bug#790569: python-requirements-detector: FTBFS in reproducible builds CI

Daniel Stender debian at danielstender.com
Tue Jun 30 15:48:59 UTC 2015

On 30.06.2015 17:37, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 03:09:08PM +0200, Daniel Stender wrote:
>> Hi,
> Hi there! :D
>> for the new python-requirements-detector I've got a UnicodeDecodeError in the tests against
>> Python 3.4 [1] from reproducible builds CI [2]. That usually points to the locale set to some
>> non-UTF-8 (like "C"), but which isn't the case here?
> Yes, the first build is not done in a unicode (like en_US.utf-8).
> Actually the locale is not set at all.

All right, that explains it. 

> In fact I can get the very same error in my pbuilder on my notebook. I saw
> somewhere (I don't really recall where/when) that something without any locale
> setted picked up something near the standard C locale in situation like that.
> The second build (which your package didn't even reached) is run with
> LC_ALL=fr_CH.UTF-8 instead.
>> Thanks for hints,
> You're welcome, again thanks for caring! :)
> You are also welcome to join us on IRC, #debian-reproducible @ OFTC

Support on all channels!

>> [1] https://bugs.debian.org/790569
> Thats, eh, wow!
> Really, no need for such an high severity. We somehow builds stuff in weird
> environments, not (yet) required by policy or the like.
> Though, your call, and we're happy maintainers care about our project!

RC is just more exciting ;-)



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