Bug 730121

Summary: preupgrade-cli exits with encodeing error when not using C locale
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Martí­n Marqués <martin.marques>
Component: preupgradeAssignee: Richard Hughes <richard>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Martí­n Marqués 2011-08-11 15:59:48 EDT
Description of problem:

When running preupgrade from console with my native locale it exits with a locale error:

Tamaño total de la descarga: 2.0GB
¿Descargar paquetes?
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/preupgrade-cli.py", line 329, in <module>
    pu.main(release)
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/preupgrade-cli.py", line 267, in main
    if not self.userconfirm():
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/output.py", line 687, in userconfirm
    choice = raw_input(_('Is this ok [y/N]: '))
UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe1' in position 3: ordinal not in range(128)


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

# rpm -q preupgrade
preupgrade-1.1.9-1.fc14.noarch

How reproducible:

In my case I ran it with this locale:

# export | grep LANG
declare -x LANG="es_ES.UTF-8"

Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual results:

Exits with the error submitted before.

Expected results:

Do the upgrade.


Additional info:

unsetting LANG fixes the problem.
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Comment 2 Martí­n Marqués 2012-08-11 13:27:09 EDT
Same thing happens on Fedora 16, when trying to upgrade to 17 using preupgrade.
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