Error when reading DRM protected file from amazon

Bug #1847468 reported by Daniel Borek on 2019-10-09
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Bug Description

In 4.x on Ubuntu 18.04.3 using calibre on flatpak when trying open amazon file I am getting

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site-packages/calibre/utils/ipc/", line 290, in main
  File "site-packages/calibre/srv/", line 668, in render
  File "site-packages/calibre/srv/", line 206, in __init__
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/oeb/iterator/", line 64, in extract_book
  File "site-packages/calibre/customize/", line 246, in __call__
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plugins/", line 47, in convert
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/mobi/reader/", line 86, in __call__
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/mobi/reader/", line 158, in check_for_drm
DRMError: Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, Book 1)

The expected beheviour (as on 3.x branch):

Info is displayed:
"This book is locked by DRM ..."

Tags: 4.x Edit Tag help
tags: added: 4.x

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every alternate Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
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