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Bug 608854 - app-portage/gentoolkit-0.3.2-r1 reports "could not save cache: write() argument 1 must be unicode, not str"
Summary: app-portage/gentoolkit-0.3.2-r1 reports "could not save cache: write() argume...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 589130
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Tools (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage Tools Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-02-10 10:22 UTC by Rob van Riel
Modified: 2017-02-10 16:04 UTC (History)
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Description Rob van Riel 2017-02-10 10:22:23 UTC
Revdep-rebuild produced the output below. "Checking dynamic linking consistency" was over in a blink, while this normally takes quite a bit of time. Given the write error just before it, I suspect it scanned an empty list.

 * This is the new python coded version
 * Please report any bugs found using it.
 * The original revdep-rebuild script is installed as
 * Please file bugs at:
 * Collecting system binaries and libraries
	Could not save cache: write() argument 1 must be unicode, not str
 * Checking dynamic linking consistency

Your system is consistent

Reproducible: Always

Have not yet tested accross multiple systems, but will in the coming days. Will update if this shows different behaviours.
Comment 1 Francesco Turco 2017-02-10 13:45:54 UTC
Probably this is a duplicate of bug 589130.
Comment 2 Paul Varner (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-10 16:04:18 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 589130 ***