Bug 388361 - eog unable to display files having non-US-ASCII names
eog unable to display files having non-US-ASCII names
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eog (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-17 10:05 EST by Otto J. Makela
Modified: 2008-06-16 22:52 EDT (History)
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Description Otto J. Makela 2007-11-17 10:05:25 EST
Description of problem:
eog is unable to open files which have non-US-ASCII characters in their names,
even though one has the LC_* environment variables set up correctly

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How reproducible:
Attempt to open file with non US-ASCII name

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have your LC_* environment variables be correctly set up for your charset
2. Create filename containing non-US-ASCII characters (high bit set), I used
"ä.png" in the iso-8859-15 environment
3. Start eog with the filename from the command line
Actual results:
eog produces a "File not found." popup and these two error messages on stderr:
(eog:29656): libgnomevfs-CRITICAL **: gnome_vfs_uri_to_string: assertion `uri !=
NULL' failed
(eog:29656): libgnomevfs-CRITICAL **: gnome_vfs_format_uri_for_display_internal:
assertion `uri != NULL' failed

Expected results:
Image displayed correctly by eog

Additional information:
% env |fgrep -i LC

% echo -n ä.png | od -t cx1 
0000000   ä   .   p   n   g
        e4 2e 70 6e 67
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 11:04:34 EDT
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