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Re: [PATCHv2 0/6] git-p4: some small fixes updated




On 12 June 2018 at 22:53, Eric Sunshine <sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 5:49 PM, Luke Diamand <luke@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Thanks. While on the subject of git-p4, I thought I should mention
>> that I've been looking at getting git-p4 to work with Python3.
>>
>> I've got some low risk easy (mostly automated) changes which get it to
>> the point where it compiles. After that I have to figure out how to
>> fix the byte-vs-string unicode problem that Python3 brings. [...]
>
> See how reposurgeon handles the problem[1]. It defines polystr() and
> polybytes() functions which coerce strings and byte sequences as
> needed. It's not pretty, but it works.
>
> [1]: https://gitlab.com/esr/reposurgeon/blob/master/reposurgeon#L100

Thanks, that's got some useful tips!