[Biopython-dev] Running unit tests on non-English OS

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jun 30 12:47:14 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Peter <biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 4:27 AM, Konstantin Okonechnikov
> <k.okonechnikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Peter,
>> actually the problems with Entrez tools are Unicode related.
>> I suppose, that the test failures are related with  the current working dir
>> path: it contains a non-English word in it, thus it can not be represented
>> as an ascii string.
>> Also there are similar problems with Genbank to Sql tests.
>> Please, see the error-log attached.
> Thank you for the error log. Yes, there do seem to be problems
> with having the source code under a unicode path. Could you
> try moving the folder from /home/okko/работа/biopython to
> /home/okko/biopython and repeat the test? That would help
> confirm this hypothesis.

I created a similar directory name on my (English) version of
Mac OS X, and get the same Entrez failure.


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