[Reportbug-maint] Bug#536556: reportbug: Crash when trying to report bug on evolution

Alexey Mishustin shumkar at shumkar.ru
Sat Jul 11 06:13:57 UTC 2009

Package: reportbug
Version: 3.48
Severity: normal


it looks very similar to bug #520390,

Reportbug is crashing on the output of an existing evolution bug
report. It works fine for other packages, for example I use it 
for this bug report.

$ reportbug evolution
*** Welcome to reportbug.  Use ? for help at prompts. ***
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Using 'Alexey Mishustin <shumkar at shumkar.ru>' as your from address.
Getting status for evolution...
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 lsb_release).
Querying Debian BTS for reports on evolution (source)...
445 bug reports found:

Outstanding bugs -- Important bugs; Patch Available (1 bug)
    1) #524882  evolution: Global template does not get used for fetching free/busy information
(1-1/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Important bugs; Unclassified (44 bugs): 21 remain
    2) #403775  evolution: crash on startup: gtkhtml-ERROR **: file htmlgdkpainter.c
    3) #432692  evolution: Program committed suicide
    4) #433558  evolution: Invalid memory reference
    5) #435309  Randomly crash when chenging folder of mail.
    6) #444692  Spurious output fills disk space
    7) #448320  evolution crashes while trying fetch new mail
    8) #466749  evolution: HTML message display is sometimes realy slow and nearly frezes (about 30s to refresh)
    9) #477193  evolution: Freeze on displaying calendars from tray
   10) #478483  evolution: Storing Folder Runs Infinitely
   11) #478606  LDAP: Contacts with commas in their name fail with bad error message
   12) #479533  Cc: field in not filled in when replying
   13) #480009  [evolution] segmentation fault to print or print preview
   14) #480240  evolution: Evolution fails to start with "Evolution can not start" Dialog
   15) #480934  evolution: Changing properties of an Exchange calendar causes app to crash
   16) #481289  evolution: Filtering new messages hangs
   17) #481602  python: Closed download browser window
   18) #482506  evolution: Freeze when copy-cut tasks in calendar
   19) #487102  evolution: Does not recognize meeting requests
   20) #491592  evolution: offers only server type "None"
   21) #492690  evolution: 2GB file problem
   22) #493580  evolution: Invalid memory reference
   23) #495530  [evolution] Evolution craches on startup
   24) #498925  evolution: Invalid memory reference
(2-24/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
Outstanding bugs -- Important bugs; Unclassified (44 bugs)
   25) #499155  evolution: unable to scroll message list using vertical scroll bar
   26) #505248  evolution: CalDAV calendars can be stuck in 'offline' mode, unusable
   27) #505249  evolution: silently fails to completely copy calendars
   28) #506373  Evolution recklessy ignores the charset on text/html
   29) #507431  evolution: ? is displayed instead of date, although Date: is specified in header.
   30) #512143  evolution: fullscreen broken after selecting calendar in sidebar
   31) #519169  leaks memory like hell
   32) #519602  evolution: Calendar has incorrect DST
   33) #522862  evolution: Fails To Honor Settings
   34) #522863  evolution: Fails To Honor Settings
   35) #526216  evolution: "Expunge" doesn't work
   36) #526217  evolution: Indefinite and Extreme GConf Activity While Closing
   37) #526218  evolution: Stopped updating vFolders
   38) #526220  evolution: Forgets EMail Read Status Upon Restart
   39) #526681  Custom search folders prevent evolution from quitting
   40) #526766  evolution: Repeated Appointments are sometimes hidden
   41) #528472  Message preview show the wrong FROM address
   42) #530246  evolution: Unintentionally marks mails as read
   43) #531838  evolution: unusably slow since upgrading to 2.26
   44) #532196  evolution hangs when displaying mails
   45) #533249  evolution: Evolution fetch/get the mail but dont show it

Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Patch Available (1 bug)
   46) #505027  Bad signature prompt for self-signed imap servers
(25-46/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Confirmed (14 bugs)
   47) #268796  evolution1.5: Can't change signature with "Forward as" -> "Redirect"
   48) #278665  evolution: Filters don't immediately apply to IMAP INBOX
   49) #278706  evolution: Signatures from revoked keys should not be trusted
   50) #279488  evolution: Evolution can't display externally linked images when URL contains %20
   51) #280249  evolution: webcalendars cannot be added when located on https instead of http
   52) #287625  evolution: Undo misbehaves after pasting one message into the body of another
   53) #295641  evolution: Emacs keybindings recently stopped working in the editor
   54) #297820  evolution: Scrolling control not fine enough in calendar
   55) #324820  evolution fails to decode and encode mime message headers (rfc2047)
   56) #348960  evolution: Contact edit's "ok" buttons is sometimes misleading
   57) #354556  evolution: Incorrectly draws border when viewing this e-mail
   58) #358315  evolution: does not crosspost
   59) #414148  evolution: webcalendar events appears twice
   60) #423164  evolution: Unexpected encoding
(47-60/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (123 bugs): 100 remain
   61) #186061  evolution: ldaps not working for directory servers (build dependant)
   62) #197103  evolution should default to using /etc/papersize
   63) #253164  evolution1.5: Only updates "Personal" Calendar onto palm
   64) #269314  evolution: loses read mail history on unclean shutdown
   65) #269439  nntp needs some sort of a timeout
   66) #276568  gnome-pilot: Crashes with Evolution 2.0
   67) #280252  evolution: IMAPS certificates aren't checked against given CA-certs
   68) #282537  "Signatures not migrated when upgrading from 1.x to 2.0"
   69) #283497  evolution: importing appointments from a palm pilot triggers 33 popup windows
   70) #293330  evolution: Kerberos support missing
   71) #294085  evolution: Doesn't use SSL certificate
   72) #294378  Composer suddenly consumes all memory and crashes
   73) #295280  slow screen update after delete
   74) #300356  evolution: Retrieve + send mail dialogue hangs when activated the first time.
   75) #304553  evolution: ASMPT over SSL doesn't work after upgrade from 2.0.4 to 2.2.2 (see #304083)
   76) #306818  evolution doesn't check for spam mail coming from one's e-mail address
   77) #310501  evolution: Fails to display image attachment unless attachment viewed separately
   78) #325198  evolution: ECalendar conduit crashes gpilotd when syncing for the first time
   79) #330106  gnome-pilot: Sync with evolution drops location field on thungsten e
   80) #344830  evolution: remote IMAP folder copied to local even when the checkbox is unselected
   81) #345886  evolution: Freezes for inordinately long while syncing large IMAP directory
   82) #365835  evolution: Lockup at start if TLS negotiation fails
   83) #366338  evolution: send/receive button remains greyed out
(61-83/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (123 bugs): 77 remain
   84) #372832  Junk detection has to be retrained between upgrades
   85) #381629  evolution: Load CA certificates from /etc/ssl/certs
   86) #387398  evolution: Evolution doesn't stop all services on exit
   87) #387906  evolution-data-server: EDS from experimental causes evo from unstable to crash
   88) #389446  evolution: fails to import IMAPv4 configs from version 2.6
   89) #401690  evolution: Evolution crashs while trying to show ASCII-warped gpg-encrypted message
   90) #402590  evolution: message synopsis doesn't match message body
   91) #405430  evolution: Light colors for Memos makes it impossible to read in themes with white fonts
   92) #407908  evolution: alarm-notify crashes after typing in the notify window
   93) #417094  Doesn't show contents of encrypted and signed message, if signing key not known
   94) #420848  Accounts no longer accessible - account editor empty and useless
   95) #425410  Unable to retrieve message: Interrupted system call
   96) #426485  HTMLFrameset.c crash in calc_dimention at line 131: problem displaying HTML formatted email in ev
   97) #429248  Mailer loses "Show" setting
   98) #430078  evolution: Web calendars broken for timezone
   99) #432071  Evolution Random Crashes
  100) #432125  evolution: SIGPIPE after entering password for e-mail account
  101) #432278  evolution: can't delete nickname with LDAP
  102) #432530  gnome-applet: Click in clock/calendar fails to bring up evolution dialog.
  103) #434910  evolution sporadically becomes unresponsive, uses all CPU
  104) #434911  evolution: folder selection pop-up window has move disabled
  105) #436791  evolution: Mailbox location dialog does not allow a directory to be selected
  106) #437856  evolution: Some phone entries of VCARDs are not displayed and not searched
(84-106/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (123 bugs): 54 remain
  107) #438151  evolution: Invalid dates with cs_CZ locale in calendar
  108) #439722  mesages with animated gifs get reset to top of message
  109) #442859  Cannot configure account using Maildir
  110) #443540  evolution: Smiley incorrectly inserted in mails
  111) #444401  Evolution hangs when clicking on birthday calendar
  112) #445044  evolution: Ctrl+Alt+S overloads Window Manager mapping. Ctrl+S works just fine.
  113) #445521  evolution: Can't select file as path for local delivery
  114) #445788  evolution: Crashes when reading old autosave files
  115) #445968  evolution: known certificates not bound to mail accounts/hostnames
  116) #446575  evolution: Some way to get rid of the Junk folder
  117) #446919  evolution: does not work with eds 2.12
  118) #449533  evolution doesn't always sync remote imap folders, never without quitting.
  119) #449552  evolution: german localisation
  120) #450699  evolution: Evolution crashes when sorting contacts by categories
  121) #455755  evolution: Evolution 2.12.2 changed sorting via subject to non-sensical sorting
  122) #461971  evolution: Bad case of memory leak
  123) #462972  Does not ask for LDAP password using DN login
  124) #463000  evolution: pop-up doesn't stay up under KDE
  125) #469229  Problem with search : evolution mail module stuck
  126) #470514  evolution: "Birthdays & anniversaries" unreliable and causes hang
  127) #470964  Problem (and repeatable crash) in Folder Subscription dialog
  128) #479801  evolution: Upgrade to 2.22 switched spam filter preference
  129) #481486  evolution: Bogofilter plugin seems inactive until valid email is classified as non-spam
(107-129/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (123 bugs): 31 remain
  130) #481825  evolution: Ignores GNOME cursor blink setting
  131) #482318  evolution: Memo palm conduit only copies first ~4k of messages
  132) #484156  evolution: timeout for pgp key import to short
  133) #485915  evolution: text/calendar attachment not displayed
  134) #486458  evolution: Evolution Calendar drawing is extremely slow
  135) #491431  evolution: sometimes freezes when switching to calender and showing birthdays is enabled
  136) #494698  [evolution] Calendar event invitations are not recognized by Outlook
  137) #495631  evolution: The field From in GUI is incorrectly filled
  138) #496251  [evolution] evolution query password on startup when switched to offline mode
  139) #497048  evolution: search fails for umlauts in HTML messages
  140) #497412  [evolution] Starting second instance of evolution superseeds manually set network status
  141) #502152  Junk folder retains total when cleared
  142) #502839  evolution: End of daylight saving time (DST, summer time) one week too early
  143) #502841  evolution: Recurring events problem after importing iCal mail
  144) #504811  Putting a Copy rule after a Move rule in message filters results in fail
  145) #506906  [evolution] evolutions ssl certificate warnings are less than usefull
  146) #509149  [evolution] evolution: hangs in Edit->Preferences->Accounts Editor->turning on "make this my defa
  147) #510963  unable to uninstall evolution
  148) #514219  evolution: config window too big and unresizable
  149) #516380  Segmentation fault after modifying task
  150) #517133  evolution: fails to remember imap password
  151) #519227  Specific maildir folders not visible in vfolder
  152) #519236  evolution: Cited text is not displayed in gray in text window replying to a message
(130-152/445) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
 Outstanding bugs -- Normal bugs; Unclassified (123 bugs): 8 remain
  153) #519272  evolution: week view: appointments overflow into next day
  154) #519740  evolution crashes at saving a task after editing its title
  155) #519968  evolution: Unable to read any mail
  156) #519989  evolution: Post-to menu item greyed out
  157) #520653  evolution: Unable to set smaller font size in "Recurrence until..." calendar
  158) #521803  evolution: overwrites font preferences
  159) #521892  evolution-common: scrollkeeper errors in evolution.xml
  160) #521919  evolution: segfault when starting in calendar mode
  161) #522200  evolution: Fails to start silently
  162) #522614  evolution: Fails to update count of unread messages in search folders
  163) #525105  evolution-common: help files cause “namespace error : colon are forbidden from PI names”
  164) #525865  Error in evolution when it is openning
  165) #525966  All exchange connectivity is gone, presumably evolution-mapi needs packaged for 2.26?
  166) #525987  evolution: Expunging a folder crashes the email reader thread so no more mail is read from the se
  167) #526215  evolution: vFolder "Unread" Misses Mails
  168) #527029  [evolution] error while installing scrollkeeper
  169) #527459  evolution: Search by size not in kB but in bytes
  170) #529176  evolution: Compose window disappears every so often in the middle of editing
  171) #529382  evolution: Cannot open URL in email message
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1829, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 850, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1388, in user_interface
  File "/usr/share/reportbug/reportbuglib/reportbug_ui_text.py", line 529, in handle_bts_query
    mirrors, http_proxy, screen, title)
  File "/usr/share/reportbug/reportbuglib/reportbug_ui_text.py", line 607, in browse_bugs
    sys.stderr.write(line.decode('utf-8').encode(output_encoding, "replace"))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/encodings/utf_8.py", line 16, in decode
    return codecs.utf_8_decode(input, errors, True)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode bytes in position 111-113: invalid data

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="shumkar at shumkar.ru"
DEBFULLNAME="Alexey Mishustin"

** /home/shumkar/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.48"
mode advanced
ui text
smtphost "smtp.majordomo.ru"
smtpuser "shumkar at shumkar.ru"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.2
  APT prefers oldstable
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt             Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                   2.5.2-3         An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-central           0.6.8           register and build utility for Pyt

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  debconf-utils             <none>         (no description available)
pn  debsums                   <none>         (no description available)
pn  dlocate                   <none>         (no description available)
ii  exim4                     4.69-9         metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail- 4.69-9         lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                      4.26-1         Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                     1.4.9-3+lenny1 GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
pn  python-urwid              <none>         (no description available)

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