Bug 1461060 - SDK4 fails when handling data with accents using Python2
SDK4 fails when handling data with accents using Python2
Product: ovirt-engine-sdk-python
Classification: oVirt
Component: Core (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity high (vote)
: ovirt-4.1.5
: 4.1.6
Assigned To: Juan Hernández
Radim Hrazdil
: Regression
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Blocks: 1477950 1479479
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Reported: 2017-06-13 08:42 EDT by nicolas
Modified: 2017-08-23 04:01 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: python-ovirt-engine-sdk4-4.1.6
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rule-engine: ovirt‑4.1+
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lsvaty: testing_ack+

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
oVirt gerrit 78112 master MERGED Fix parsing of multi-byte UTF-8 characters 2017-06-15 04:49 EDT
oVirt gerrit 78209 sdk_4.1 MERGED Fix parsing of multi-byte UTF-8 characters 2017-06-15 04:50 EDT

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Description nicolas 2017-06-13 08:42:29 EDT
Description of problem:

We're running Python SDK (ovirt-engine-sdk-python) ver 4.1.4 and we're having some issues getting values that contain accents. For example, this snippet fails, because one of the returned values contains a accent:

   import ovirtsdk4 as sdk
   import ovirtsdk4.types as types

   # Create the connection to the server:
   connection = sdk.Connection(

   users_service = connection.system_service().users_service()
   users = users_service.list()


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

SDK 4.1.4

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a user which has an accent in their name or surname.
2. Run the snippet above.

Actual results:

The snippet above fails in the "users = users_service.list()" line, because one of the records has an accent (ó).

The trace is:
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "lista_users", line 23, in <module>
   users = users_service.list()
line 22155, in list
   return self._internal_get(headers, query, wait)
line 202, in _internal_get
   return future.wait() if wait else future
line 53, in wait
   return self._code(response)
line 197, in callback
   return self._internal_read_body(response)
line 310, in _internal_read_body
   return reader.Reader.read(response.body)
line 297, in read
   cursor = xml.XmlReader(io.BytesIO(source.encode('utf-8')))
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position
1899: ordinal not in range(128)

Expected results:

It should handle the accent situation.

Additional info:

Using version 4.1.3 doesn't throw the exception. It's only version 4.1.4 that fails.
Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla Rules Engine 2017-06-14 02:27:27 EDT
This bug report has Keywords: Regression or TestBlocker.
Since no regressions or test blockers are allowed between releases, it is also being identified as a blocker for this release. Please resolve ASAP.
Comment 2 Radim Hrazdil 2017-08-02 08:39:20 EDT
Moving back to assigned since in 4.1.5-1 includes sdk version 4.1.5-1.
Either add new SDK version (4.1.6) or move target milestone so that it includes SDK version 4.1.6.

[root@rh-vm02 yum.repos.d]# yum list python-ovirt-engine-sdk4
Installed Packages
python-ovirt-engine-sdk4.x86_64         4.1.5-1.el7ev         @rhv-4.1.5
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla Rules Engine 2017-08-02 08:39:27 EDT
Target release should be placed once a package build is known to fix a issue. Since this bug is not modified, the target version has been reset. Please use target milestone to plan a fix for a oVirt release.
Comment 4 Martin Perina 2017-08-03 03:17:57 EDT
Moving back to ON_QA, as 4.1.6 build was attached RHV 4.1.5 yesterday, so it should be part of this week's compose. And of course you can always download it directly from errata [1].

[1] https://errata.devel.redhat.com/advisory/29665
Comment 5 Radim Hrazdil 2017-08-03 04:00:41 EDT
Verified that user names with accents are printed correctly.

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