[Reportbug-maint] Bug#864789: reportbug fails to search while submitting but against wnpp; UTF8 issues?
don at debian.org
Wed Jun 14 20:30:12 UTC 2017
Control: submitter -1 Ian A Mason <iam at csl.sri.com>
Ian messaged owner@ with the following issue:
On Wed, 14 Jun 2017, Ian A Mason wrote:
> So I am trying to submit an ITP against WNPP in order to start the
> mentoring process. I have tried to use reportbug on both a jessie
> machine and an ubuntu 14.04 machine. In both case reportbug throws a
> python exception.
> reportbug -B debian
> Please enter the name of the package in which you have found a problem, or
> 'other' to report a more general problem.
> > wnpp
> Are you sure you want to file a WNPP report? [y|N|q|?]? y
> *** Welcome to reportbug. Use ? for help at prompts. ***
> Note: bug reports are publicly archived (including the email address of the
> Detected character set: UTF-8
> Please change your locale if this is incorrect.
> Using '"Ian A. Mason" <iam at csl.sri.com>' as your from address.
> Will send report to Debian (per request).
> What sort of request is this? (If none of these things mean anything to you,
> you are trying to report a bug in an existing package, please press Enter to
> exit reportbug.)
> 1 ITP This is an `Intent To Package'. Please submit a package description
> along with copyright and URL in such a report.
> 2 O The package has been `Orphaned'. It needs a new maintainer as soon as
> 3 RFA This is a `Request for Adoption'. Due to lack of time, resources,
> interest or something similar, the current maintainer is asking for
> someone else to maintain this package. They will maintain it in the
> meantime, but perhaps not in the best possible way. In short: the
> package needs a new maintainer.
> 4 RFH This is a `Request For Help'. The current maintainer wants to
> to maintain this package, but they needs some help to do this,
> their time is limited or the package is quite big and needs several
> 5 RFP This is a `Request For Package'. You have found an interesting piece
> software and would like someone else to maintain it for Debian.
> submit a package description along with copyright and URL in such a
> Choose the request type: 1
> Please enter the proposed package name: yices2
> Checking status database...
> Please briefly describe this package; this should be an appropriate short
> description for the eventual package:
> > Yices2 is SRI International's SMT Solver.
> Your report will be carbon-copied to debian-devel, per Debian policy.
> Querying Debian BTS for reports on wnpp (source)...
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2217, in <module>
> File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1079, in main
> return iface.user_interface()
> File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1709, in user_interface
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py", line 517, in
> source=source, http_proxy=http_proxy, archived=archived)
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/debbugs.py", line 1276, in
> stats = debianbts.get_status(bugs)
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/debianbts.py", line 184, in get_status
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/debianbts.py", line 176, in parse
> return [_parse_status(elem) for elem in reply]
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/debianbts.py", line 265, in
> bug.owner = _uc(tmp['owner'])
> File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/debianbts.py", line 294, in _uc
> return unicode(string, 'utf-8', 'replace')
> TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, int found
Thanks for checking this out; let me know if there's something I can do
Don Armstrong https://www.donarmstrong.com
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