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Fix AttributeError on merge conflict #70

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Whenever I get a merge conflict, legit pukes up an exception as in the example below.

Since black() looks to be expecting a str, let's give it one.

$ legit sync
Pulling commits from the server.
Error: Merge failed. Reverting.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/legit", line 9, in 
    load_entry_point('legit==0.1.1', 'console_scripts', 'legit')()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 45, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 158, in cmd_sync
    status_log(smart_pull, 'Pulling commits from the server.')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 80, in status_log
    log = func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 119, in smart_pull
    return smart_merge('{0}/{1}'.format(remote, branch))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 140, in smart_merge
    abort('Merge failed. Reverting.', log=why)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 42, in abort
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 489, in handle_abort
    print black(aborted.log)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/legit/", line 29, in black
    return s.encode('utf-8')
AttributeError: 'GitCommandError' object has no attribute 'encode'


@kennethreitz kennethreitz merged commit 6f5c1df into kennethreitz:develop
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Commits on Jun 6, 2012
  1. @jensck
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  1. +1 −1 legit/
2 legit/
@@ -507,7 +507,7 @@ def display_version():
def handle_abort(aborted):
print'Error:'), aborted.message
- print black(aborted.log)
+ print black(str(aborted.log))
print 'Unfortunately, there was a merge conflict. It has to be merged manually.'
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