[Piglit] More JSON problems. :(

Kenneth Graunke kenneth at whitecape.org
Fri Aug 5 13:59:37 PDT 2011

On 08/05/2011 01:57 PM, Chad Versace wrote:
> On 08/05/2011 01:14 PM, Ian Romanick wrote:
>> I was trying to test Paul's recent GLSL tests on AMD's closed-source
>> driver, and I encountered some difficulties that were unrelated to those
>> tests.  A couple tests, one of the FBO tests if I recall correctly,
>> generate output on failing runs that is not valid UTF-8.  Somewhere deep
>> in the JSON writer, it gets really angry (and throws an exception) when
>> it receives the illegal UTF-8 bits.  As soon as that happens, the whole
>> test run aborts.
>> I'm not sure what the solution is, but we need to find one.
> This needs to be fixed ASAP. Its unacceptable to have Piglit crashing due to
> silly UTF problems.
> To debug this, it would help if I had the raw output of the grumpy test (by
> running the test binary stand-alone) and a Python backtrace.

Apparently Paul thinks he can fix it.

In the meantime you can apply this to work around the issue:


It's by no means ideal.

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