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Author martin.panter
Recipients Anthony.Kong, Fotis.Koutoulakis, berker.peksag, eric.snow, lac, luiz.poleto, martin.panter, ncoghlan, r.david.murray
Date 2015-08-08.01:43:52
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Patch v4 just uses an explicit encoding in the test suite rather than relying on the environment’s encoding.

Laura: I think my patch may already handle your case. Assuming this is one way to reproduce it:

$ mkdir test
$ : > test/
$ python2 -c 'import test'
$ rm test/
$ ./python -m test
/media/disk/home/proj/python/cpython/python: Error while finding spec for 'test.__main__' (<class 'ImportError'>: bad magic number in 'test': b'\x03\xf3\r\n'); 'test' is a package and cannot be directly executed
[Exit 1]
$ hg qpush --move issue_19771_runpy.patch.v4
applying issue_19771_runpy.patch.v4
now at: issue_19771_runpy.patch.v4
$ ./python -m test
/media/disk/home/proj/python/cpython/python: Error while finding spec for 'test.__main__' (ImportError: bad magic number in 'test': b'\x03\xf3\r\n')
[Exit 1]

Perhaps the error could be improved further, though. I guess the problem is there is a bad magic number in test/__init__.pyc. And I have no idea what the “finding spec” bit is about; it is meaningless noise to me.
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2015-08-08 01:43:58martin.pantersetrecipients: + martin.panter, ncoghlan, r.david.murray, eric.snow, Anthony.Kong, berker.peksag, Fotis.Koutoulakis, luiz.poleto, lac
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