[Members] [editor] Problems with pull request of xmpp.org (not directly XEP related)

Jonas Wielicki jonas at wielicki.name
Mon Apr 16 11:21:58 UTC 2018


Hi Peter, Kevin,

On Montag, 16. April 2018 12:55:38 CEST Peter Waher wrote:
> Hello Kevin
> 
> Thanks for the response.
> 
> Trying to figure out what the error means, but I cannot find any information
> about why the build failed and what can be done about it. I added a record
> as described in
> https://github.com/xsf/xmpp.org/blob/master/data/README.rst, but under the
> section "If you do not use the tool" since I don’t use Python.
> 
> The pull request only adds one record. Checking with an online JSON
> validator to make sure it’s valid, and it does not complain:
> https://github.com/xsf/xmpp.org/pull/431/files
> 
> There seems to be two build jobs. Did both fail? No intelligible error
> message is shown that can guide me with regards to what is wrong (only that
> clients.json is involved):
> https://travis-ci.org/xsf/xmpp.org/builds/366456966
> https://travis-ci.org/xsf/xmpp.org/jobs/366456967
> https://travis-ci.org/xsf/xmpp.org/jobs/366456968
> 
> Anyone that can shed light on this?
> 
> Best regards,
> Peter Waher

I replied on the GitHub PR. For the record, the issue is that Peters editor 
apparently writes Byte Order Marks for UTF-8, which are not supported by our 
tooling (the fact that tools like jq can deal with that adds to the 
confusion).

The error message the tooling creates isn’t helpful at all, unfortunately.

kind regards,
Jonas




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