buildd update to Python 3 broke some python scripts

Bug #1897461 reported by Matthias Klose on 2020-09-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Colin Watson

Bug Description

seen in a groovy test rebuild, however that is not limited to test rebuilds.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/launchpad-buildd/bin/check-implicit-pointer-functions", line 33, in <module>
  File "/usr/share/launchpad-buildd/bin/check-implicit-pointer-functions", line 25, in main
    problems = filter_log(sys.stdin, sys.stdout, in_line=args.inline)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lpbuildd/", line 64, in filter_log
    line = in_file.readline()
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/", line 321, in decode
    (result, consumed) = self._buffer_decode(data, self.errors, final)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xa3 in position 547: invalid start byte
Warning: unable to close filehandle properly: Broken pipe, <STDIN> line 5900 during global destruction.

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Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2020-09-27
summary: - buildd update to bionic broke some python scripts
+ buildd update to Python 3 broke some python scripts
affects: launchpad → launchpad-buildd
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2020-09-28
Changed in launchpad-buildd:
status: New → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → Critical
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

This is fixed on production now; sorry for the inconvenience.

Changed in launchpad-buildd:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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