[Reportbug-maint] Bug#497641: Patch for fixing terminal that hangs on untranslated UTF-8 strings.
matrixhasu at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 12:21:59 UTC 2008
thanks for the patch I've just included in v3.46 (and soon in the
Switching to SOAP query will solve the "nice image" issue, but will
still remain for the "description" part of the bug, so we'll still
need to find a way to fix this (even using your patch :) )
On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 21:01, Vincent Fourmond <fourmond at debian.org> wrote:
> tag 497641 +patch
> I was starting to get decently fed up with reportbug/querybts choking
> on every second package, so I had a look... Here is a simple fix. I
> checked that it works both with a latin-1 and an utf-8 locale. I believe
> it just does the trick (I'm not a great python coder, let's face it).
> However, as you don't really handle encoding of strings, you'll run
> into the same problem another day. They best would be to convert the
> strings into Unicode at the source (right after you download them from
> the BTS). I can have a look into that and submit another patch if you wish.
> Hope this helps, and I hope you'll fix that quickly, as it simply
> makes reportbug/querybts mostly unsable on systems where the encoding
> isn't the one from bugs.debian.org (I'm tempted to raise the severity
> just for that).
> Vincent Fourmond, Debian Developer
> More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads.
> One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness.
> The other, to total extinction.
> Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
> -- Woody Allen
> Vincent, listening to Namehanje (Abdullah Ibrahim)
> diff -Nru reportbug-3.99.0/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py reportbug-3.99.0+nmu1/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py
> --- reportbug-3.99.0/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py 2008-10-23 14:10:23.000000000 +0200
> +++ reportbug-3.99.0+nmu1/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py 2008-10-27 20:49:36.000000000 +0100
> @@ -30,6 +30,7 @@
> import glob
> import getpass
> import textwrap
> +import locale
> import readline
> except ImportError:
> @@ -518,6 +519,7 @@
> def browse_bugs(hierarchy, count, bugs, bts, queryonly, mirrors,
> http_proxy, screen, title):
> + output_encoding = locale.getpreferredencoding()
> endcount = catcount = 0
> scount = startcount = 1
> category = hierarchy
> @@ -582,7 +584,8 @@
> helptext['n'] = helptext['n'][:-1]+' (skip to Next page).'
> while 1:
> - sys.stderr.writelines(lastpage)
> + for line in lastpage:
> + sys.stderr.write(line.decode('utf-8').encode(output_encoding, "replace"))
> x = select_options(pstr, options, helptext,
> if x == 'n':
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