[Catalyst] New install getting "Wide character in syswrite" error

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Wed Sep 22 09:21:28 GMT 2010

On 22 Sep 2010, at 04:00, Charlie Garrison wrote:

> Good afternoon,
> I setup an installation of our app for a new developer last night  
> and keep getting the 'Caught
> exception in engine "Wide character in syswrite at...' error when  
> making POST requests. Reading through the archives I expect this is  
> a Unicode encoding problem. But I can't figure out where I'm going  
> wrong with the new setup. (Note, the app works fine on 4 other  
> workstations/servers, so I'm guessing it's a problem specific to  
> this one setup.)

How is this deployed? I mean, is this with the test server, or other?

> There was a test error when installing  
> Catalyst::Plugin::Unicode::Encoding. I downgraded Encode to v2.39  
> and then Catalyst::Plugin::Unicode::Encoding installed cleanly.

Aha: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=61456

Upgrading LWP fixes the tests issue..

Thanks for the notification!

Can you try version 1.0 of Unicode::Encoding to see if this fixes your  


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