Bug 439764

Summary: ypop traceback
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Rahul Sundaram <sundaram>
Component: gnome-packagekitAssignee: Luke Macken <lmacken>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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traceback related to ypops none

Description Rahul Sundaram 2008-03-31 09:21:19 UTC
Description of problem:

Ypop rpm package installs fine but throw ups a traceback when clicking on it via

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to http://www.freewebs.com/casualprogrammer/downloads.htm
2. Install the Fedora 7 ypops rpm package
3. Search for it and click on it in pk-application
4. Get nice traceback
Actual results:

Screenshot attached

Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2008-03-31 09:21:19 UTC
Created attachment 299693 [details]
traceback related to ypops

Comment 2 Luke Macken 2008-03-31 16:48:21 UTC
Looks to be triggered by a 3rd party packaging bug.  Fedora's packaging
guidelines require everything to be utf-8 encoded, and there are a couple of
non-utf encoded bytes in the RPM description.

I fixed this in a70532c2fb3bcec8d10fcaa41dd276626b986b1b by replacing decoding
errors with question marks.