Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 498359
C-m (control+m, aka. 0x0d byte) characters in updateinfo data for RHEL-5
Last modified: 2017-07-05 11:14:34 EDT
Description of problem:
This might well be a RHEL rel-eng problem, not sure, so feel free to reassign somewhere else. But there are a lot of 0x0d bytes in the updateinfo for RHEL-5. RHBA-2008:0369 is one example. Eg. (from yum info-security RHBA-2008:0369):
"""NetworkManager is a network link man
ager that attempts to keep a wired or
wireless network connection active at all times.
...this doesn't show in older versions of yum because we used textwrap, which filtered these characters. In the current 5.4 candidate we changed that code to be utf8 safe (and actual print something readable most of the time) ... and so we now try and "print" them.
It also "helped" that in 5.3 the output was unreadable anyway, so it would have been harder to notice it going bad :).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I've marked this as priority high, as if you can't fix it easily I'd like to know so I can put in a replace(0x0d, '') or replace(0x0d, ' ') on the client side (the later is basically what happened before, AIUI).
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