Re: [code] [bug] [textadept] bad argument #2/3 to 'string.iconv' (string expected, got nil)

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:49:41 +0100

It may be useful if you provide an ‘ls /usr/share/textadept’ or whatever the directory in the container is where you expect textadept to be installed...

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> El 24 feb 2020, a las 0:19, Mitchell <> escribió:
> Hi,
>> On Sun, 23 Feb 2020, Al Zatv wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I install textadept-curses into ubuntu 18.04 docker environment. On every
>> run, even if I am creating empty file, it produce an error. 1st screen is:
>> [image: изображение.png]
>> After I press Ok, I see the screen as below:
>> [image: изображение.png]
>> Probably it caused by somehow stripped system in docker containers. But,
>> maybe it's known bug?
> It is not a known bug. I wonder if you can expand your terminal window in such a way that you can see where exactly this error is happening? There should be a filename and line number. You might have to move the cursor towards the left in your second screenshot.
> Cheers,
> Mitchell

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