bzr crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in write()

Bug #632705 reported by Martin Soto on 2010-09-07
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Jelmer Vernooij
bzr (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: bzr

This happened when running 'bzr unshelve --preview'. The shelved patch includes at least one file that contains non-ASCIIi characters encoded in UTF-8. The patch is listed up to line that contains the non-ASCII character and then the exception occurs.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: bzr 2.2.0-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-19.28-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-19-generic i686
Architecture: i386
BzrDebugFlags: set()
BzrVersion: 2.2.0
CommandLine: ['/usr/bin/bzr', 'unshelve', '--preview']
CrashDb: bzr
Date: Tue Sep 7 23:09:17 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/bzr
FileSystemEncoding: UTF-8
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
Locale: en_US.utf8
Platform: Linux-2.6.35-19-generic-i686-with-Ubuntu-10.10-maverick
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/bzr unshelve --preview
 PATH=(custom, user)
PythonVersion: 2.6.6
SourcePackage: bzr
Title: bzr crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in write()
UserEncoding: UTF-8
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout floppy lpadmin plugdev scanner src video

Martin Soto (soto255) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Andreas Olsson (andol) on 2010-09-12
visibility: private → public
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2011-01-20
Changed in bzr (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in bzr:
status: New → Confirmed
Per Ångström (autark) wrote :
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$ bzr unshelve --preview
Using changes with id "1".
 M gensite.rb
Text conflict in gensite.rb
=== modified file 'gensite.rb'
--- a/gensite.rb 2010-11-25 15:07:48 +0000
+++ b/gensite.rb 2011-04-17 05:57:55 +0000
@@ -236,7 +236,12 @@
 RewriteEngine On
 RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com
 RewriteRule (.*)$1 [R=301,L]
+<<<<<<< TREE
+SetEnv PERL5LIB /home/perang/perl5/lib/perl5/i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi:/home/perang/perl5/lib/perl5
bzr: failed to report crash using apport:
     OSError(13, 'Permission denied')
bzr: ERROR: exceptions.UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xa7 in position 5: ordinal not in range(128)

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 912, in exception_to_return_code
    return the_callable(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 1112, in run_bzr
    ret = run(*run_argv)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 690, in run_argv_aliases
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 705, in run
    return self._operation.run_simple(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 135, in run_simple
    self.cleanups, self.func, *args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 165, in _do_with_cleanups
    result = func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 5923, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 480, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 499, in write_diff
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 493, in show_diff_trees
    return differ.show_diff(specific_files, extra_trees)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 942, in show_diff
    return self._show_diff(specific_files, extra_trees)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 1002, in _show_diff
    self._diff(file_id, oldpath, newpath, kind[0], kind[1])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 1028, in _diff
    new_path, old_kind, new_kind)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 555, in _diff_many
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 693, in diff
    old_path, new_path)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 716, in diff_text
    self.to_file, path_encoding=self.path_encoding)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/", line 117, in internal_diff
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/bzrlib/ui/", line 538, in write
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/", line 351, in write
    data, consumed = self.encode(object, self.errors)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xa7 in position 5: ordinal not in range(128)

bzr 2.2.1 on...


Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2011-08-31
Changed in bzr:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in bzr (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: terminal-encoding
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2017-11-09
tags: added: check-for-breezy
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2018-11-11
Changed in brz:
milestone: none → 3.0.0
assignee: nobody → Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
status: New → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: check-for-breezy
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