Bug 242894 - UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc5 in position 14: ordinal not in range(128)
Summary: UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc5 in position 14: ordi...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: smolt   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Mike McGrath
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-06-06 09:32 UTC by Tomasz Torcz
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-11 15:19:17 UTC
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Description Tomasz Torcz 2007-06-06 09:32:16 UTC
Description of problem:
Smolt have problems running with non-"C" locale

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set locale to pl_PL.UTF-8
2. Run smoltSendProfile from terminal

Actual results:
# smoltSendProfile 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/smoltSendProfile", line 103, in <module>
    for line in profile.getProfile():
  File "/usr/share/smolt/client/smolt.py", line 380, in getProfile
    printBuffer.append('\t%s: %s' % (label, data))
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc5 in position 14: ordinal
not in range(128)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Leszek Matok 2007-06-22 10:23:14 UTC
It's broken for a longer time that I've suspected, so it's time for me to say:
me too.

The same crash happens under pl_PL, with FC6 and Rawhide.

It doesn't happen with en_US{.UTF-8}, es_ES.{UTF-8} and some other languages
I've tried. Looks like Polish translation is simply broken. It can be caused by
smolt translation or some glibc/whatever thing. Just in case, I'm adding raven
to Cc:

The bug also can be a cause of "pl_PL" disappearing completely from
smolt.fp.o/stats :(

Comment 2 Piotr Drąg 2007-06-22 10:33:58 UTC
Polish translation file seems to be ok. Crash happens here too. :(

Comment 3 Mike McGrath 2007-06-22 13:37:13 UTC
Sorry this has taken so long, I've not been able to re-create this issue.  
I'll keep working on it.

Comment 4 Mike McGrath 2007-06-22 15:19:13 UTC
Ok, I think I've got this fixed.  The problem was with "Konstrukcja płyty 
głównej" Not being properly encoded when I try to print it to the screen.  A 
new version should be on the mirrors soon.  Please test and verify.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-07-11 15:19:13 UTC
smolt- has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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