[Icedove] UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xfc in position 333: invalid start byte

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Sat Jul 23 16:58:35 UTC 2016


Jakub Wilk [2016-07-23 15:33 +0200]:
> > The above output is created with the current head of the master branch
> > for Icedove
> > https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-mozilla/icedove.git/commit/?id=7dc0588f3ca3b2107fb2044058a05c07584a8f59
> > 
> > But this looks like a UTF-8 problem?
> Your debian/changelog is not encoded in UTF-8, which is violation of Policy
> §4.4:
> $ isutf8 debian/changelog
> debian/changelog: line 3, char 1, byte offset 12: invalid UTF-8 code

Sorry, I didn't check closely enough the first time. I assumed you
were running the jessie version as the crash fixed by
looked very similar.

Indeed non-UTF-8 changelogs are invalid, but autopkgtest shouldn't
crash like that. Fixed in


Thanks for the report!

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