[Reportbug-maint] Bug#487674: reportbug: locks up on non 8-bit chars in subject line

Tim Connors reportbug at rather.puzzling.org
Mon Jun 23 14:30:09 UTC 2008

Package: reportbug
Version: 3.41
Severity: normal

When trying to list xine-ui, the last line below seems to cause the
lockup of the displaying xterm until 'stty sane' is run:

> reportbug xine-ui
*** Welcome to reportbug.  Use ? for help at prompts. ***
Detected character set: ISO-8859-1
Please change your locale if this is incorrect.

Using 'Tim Connors <reportbug at rather.puzzling.org>' as your from address.
Getting status for xine-ui...
Checking for newer versions at packages.debian.org, incoming.debian.org and http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html
Will send report to Debian (per request).
Querying Debian BTS for reports on xine-ui (source)...
55 bug reports found:

Outstanding bugs -- Important bugs; Unclassified (2 bugs)
   1) #366875: xine-ui: Hangs when trying to change sound output from Stereo 2.0 to Sourround 5.1.
   2) #407002: xine-ui: multiple segmentation faults

Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (21 bugs)
   3) #223273: /usr/bin/xine: fails to open certain kind of subtitles
   4) #247742: crash on changing the default language
   5) #251235: xine-ui: Screenshots out of scale
   6) #274688: xine-ui: fails to play certain xvid avi file; no error reported
   7) #287341: xine-ui: xine crashes when changing xv_colorkey
   8) #288757: Japanese messages get scrambled
   9) #310070: xine-ui: "mrl play" network command segfaults
  10) #316873: xine-ui: Unable to play any file that begins with a space
  11) #318141: xine-ui: Xine fails to play VCDs
  12) #319820: xine-ui: Full screen mode shows behind open windows
  13) #345066: In Christmas xine-ui configuration returns to default.
  14) #352608: xine-ui: Selecting fullscreen through mouse interface causes abort.
  15) #374644: xine-ui: ctrl/shift key press emulation implementation broken
  16) #383551: Problem with picture controls
  17) #448077: please depend on libxine1-x
  18) #452356: xine-ui: Forgets about âalways on topâstickyâ
*** no more until ctrl-z ; stty sane is typed ***

Can you detect if a display is utf8 capable?  If not capable, filter
out things that look like ansi escape characters.

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
REPORTBUGEMAIL="reportbug at rather.puzzling.org"
EMAIL="twc at aaocbn.aao.gov.au"

** /home/tconnors/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.39"
mode advanced
ui text

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU, LC_CTYPE=en_AU (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                           0.7.14     Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.2-1    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-central                0.6.7      register and build utility for Pyt

reportbug recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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