Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1251680
gpsbabel fails on non-ascii file names
Last modified: 2016-07-19 13:25:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Gpsbabel can not open files containing non-ascii letters.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. echo '<loc></loc>' > göran.loc
2. gpsbabel -i geo -f göran.loc -o gpx -F göran.gpx
An error message:
Cannot open 'göran.loc' for read. Error was 'No such file or directory'.
A file "göran.gpx", empty of waypoints.
Strace:ing the process reveals that it tries to open "gran.loc", with the "ö" removed.
This has been discussed in the thread here: https://sourceforge.net/p/gpsbabel/mailman/gpsbabel-misc/thread/CAGusYNtHsjyGu09aXd2HRybAxQbxYnXRG34tdKXTzHoaVexUBQ%40mail.gmail.com/#msg33587737
If I understand the discussion correctly, it would work if gpsbabel were compiled using Qt5 rather than Qt4. Changing the build requirements from qt-devel to the appropriate qt5-*-devel package(s) might be enough to avoid this problem.
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