[Reportbug-maint] Bug#853895: reportbug crashes

rob stone floriparob at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 20:10:09 UTC 2017

Package: reportbug
Version: 7.1.2

Output of uname -a

Linux roblaptop 4.9.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.2-2 (2017-01-12) x86_64

rob at roblaptop:~$ reportbug
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2233, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1107, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1775, in user_interface
    utils.get_dependency_info(package, recommends, "recommends") +
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/reportbug/utils.py", line 657,
in get_dependency_info
    for info in get_package_info(dependencies):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/reportbug/utils.py", line 592,
in get_package_info
    for p in packinfo:
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/reportbug/utils.py", line 469,
in __next__
    line = self.fp.readline()
  File "/usr/lib/python3.5/codecs.py", line 321, in decode
    (result, consumed) = self._buffer_decode(data, self.errors, final)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xe3 in position
910: invalid continuation byte
rob at roblaptop:~$ 

If I remember correctly, that decode error occurred in debtags many
months ago.


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