[Reportbug-maint] Bug#672487: reportbug tells UnicodeDecodeError: codec can't decode byte 0xd0 'ascii'

root mc-sim85 at mail.ru
Fri May 11 13:57:50 UTC 2012

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.12.6
Severity: important
Tags: l10n

I tried to send the report of an error on a problem with SAMBA and at a stage of collection of statistics of reportbug came to the end with an error:
(72-114/114) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|b|m|r|q|s|f|?]? n
Maintainer for samba is 'Debian Samba Maintainers <pkg-samba-maint at lists.alioth.debian.org>'.
Looking up dependencies of samba...
Getting changed configuration files...
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2098, in <module>
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1045, in main
     return iface.user_interface()
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1155, in user_interface
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1045, in main
     return iface.user_interface()
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1733, in user_interface
     conftext = conftext + u'%s %s\n' % (f, confinfo[f])
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xd0 in position 10: ordinal not in range(128)

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /root/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "4.12.6"
mode standard
ui text
email "mc-sim85 at mail.ru"
smtphost "smtp.mail.ru"
smtpuser "mc-sim85 at mail.ru"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt           Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                 2.6.6-3+squeeze6  interactive high-level object-orie
ii  python-reportbug       4.12.6            Python modules for interacting wit

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)
pn  emacs22-bin-common | ema <none>          (no description available)
ii  exim4                    4.72-6+squeeze2 metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail 4.72-6+squeeze2 lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                     5.04-5+squeeze1 Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                    1.4.10-4        GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
pn  python-gtk2              <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-gtkspell          <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-urwid             <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-vte               <none>          (no description available)
pn  xdg-utils                <none>          (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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