Bug 443088

Summary: gui crashes when i18n is not UTF-8
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Rudi Salm <info>
Component: system-config-networkAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Rudi Salm 2008-04-18 16:04:47 UTC
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Description of problem:
when i set up i18n to


system-config-network chrashes while adding a new networkadapter e.g. wireless 
card or so.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set i18n to the values above and reboot.
2. confirm that locale is LANG="de_DE.iso885915@euro" and so on.
3. try to add a new network device over button NEW and follow the wizzard to 
the end.
4. system-config-network chrashes with the following message:

Component: system-config-network
Version: 1.4.7
Summary: TB5c2a8102 
WirelessInterface.py:323:on_finish_page_prepare:UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' 
codec can't decode bytes in position 36-38: invalid data

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/gui/WirelessInterface.py", 
line 323, in on_finish_page_prepare
    s = s + "(" + hw.Description + ")"
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode bytes in position 36-38: invalid 

Local variables in innermost frame:
druid_page: <gnome.ui.DruidPageEdge object at 0x9bd5d74 (GnomeDruidPageEdge at 
self: <netconfpkg.gui.WirelessInterface.WirelessInterface instance at 
wl: Wireless.Rate=Auto

hardwarelist: HardwareList.Ethernet.eth0.Status=Ok
HardwareList.Ethernet.eth0.Description=VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 
HardwareList.Wireless.wlan0.Description=Fiberline WL-430U

hw: Hardware.Status=System
Hardware.Description=Fiberline WL-430U

druid: <gnome.ui.Druid object at 0x9bd4a7c (GnomeDruid at 0x9f628d0)>

Actual Results:
This happens also while adding an atheros card and other ones.

If i set i18n back to UTF-8 it works with all adapters.

Expected Results:

Additional info:

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