Comment #8 on issue 3843 by UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe2 in position 70: ordinal not in range(128)

I also tried to workaround this by --excludeing the UTF-16 files, but then I get this error:

Running: git -c core.quotepath=false diff-tree --no-color --no-prefix -r -u --no-ext-diff aa277cf885bf1c4c121270b94219c72e529a93b4..167bc60c8e1e128c821d032957404fe24b74773b
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rbt", line 9, in <module>
    load_entry_point('RBTools==0.7.3', 'console_scripts', 'rbt')()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/commands/", line 133, in main
    command.run_from_argv([RB_MAIN, command_name] + args)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/commands/", line 612, in run_from_argv
    exit_code = self.main(*args) or 0
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/commands/", line 68, in main
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/clients/", line 464, in diff
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/clients/", line 538, in make_diff
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/utils/", line 187, in execute
    data = post_process_output(data)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/rbtools/utils/", line 99, in post_process_output
    return [line.decode('utf-8') for line in output]
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/encodings/", line 16, in decode
    return codecs.utf_8_decode(input, errors, True)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xff in position 1: invalid start byte

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