RTF conversion error: argument 1 must be unicode, not str

Bug #1864719 reported by Aldo on 2020-02-25
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Bug Description

Error while converting from the attached RTF to mobi or azw3.
Calibre version: 4.11.2

calibre, version 4.11.2 (win32, embedded-python: True)
Error de conversión: Fallo: Convertido el libro 1 de 1 (El materialismo dialectico)

Convertido el libro 1 de 1 (El materialismo dialectico)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2\\app\pylib.zip\dateutil\parser\_parser.py:1177: UnicodeWarning: Unicode equal comparison failed to convert both arguments to Unicode - interpreting them as being unequal
Conversion options changed from defaults:
  cover: u'C:\\Users\\Usuario\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_s04myt\\dswkqr.jpeg'
  verbose: 2
  read_metadata_from_opf: u'C:\\Users\\Usuario\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_s04myt\\ksitb8.opf'
  output_profile: u'kindle_pw3'
Resolved conversion options
calibre version: 4.11.2
{'asciiize': False,
 'author_sort': None,
 'authors': None,
 'base_font_size': 0.0,
 'book_producer': None,
 'change_justification': u'original',
 'chapter': u"//*[((name()='h1' or name()='h2') and re:test(., '\\s*((chapter|book|section|part)\\s+)|((prolog|prologue|epilogue)(\\s+|$))', 'i')) or @class = 'chapter']",
 'chapter_mark': u'pagebreak',
 'comments': None,
 'cover': u'C:\\Users\\Usuario\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_s04myt\\dswkqr.jpeg',
 'debug_pipeline': None,
 'dehyphenate': True,
 'delete_blank_paragraphs': True,
 'disable_font_rescaling': False,
 'dont_compress': False,
 'duplicate_links_in_toc': False,
 'embed_all_fonts': False,
 'embed_font_family': None,
 'enable_heuristics': False,
 'expand_css': False,
 'extra_css': None,
 'extract_to': None,
 'filter_css': u'',
 'fix_indents': True,
 'font_size_mapping': None,
 'format_scene_breaks': True,
 'html_unwrap_factor': 0.4,
 'ignore_wmf': False,
 'input_encoding': None,
 'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x05462730>,
 'insert_blank_line': False,
 'insert_blank_line_size': 0.5,
 'insert_metadata': False,
 'isbn': None,
 'italicize_common_cases': True,
 'keep_ligatures': False,
 'language': None,
 'level1_toc': None,
 'level2_toc': None,
 'level3_toc': None,
 'line_height': 0.0,
 'linearize_tables': False,
 'margin_bottom': 5.0,
 'margin_left': 5.0,
 'margin_right': 5.0,
 'margin_top': 5.0,
 'markup_chapter_headings': True,
 'max_toc_links': 50,
 'minimum_line_height': 120.0,
 'mobi_toc_at_start': False,
 'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
 'no_inline_navbars': False,
 'no_inline_toc': False,
 'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.KindlePaperWhite3Output object at 0x05462B30>,
 'page_breaks_before': u"//*[name()='h1' or name()='h2']",
 'prefer_author_sort': False,
 'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
 'pretty_print': False,
 'pubdate': None,
 'publisher': None,
 'rating': None,
 'read_metadata_from_opf': u'C:\\Users\\Usuario\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_s04myt\\ksitb8.opf',
 'remove_fake_margins': True,
 'remove_first_image': False,
 'remove_paragraph_spacing': False,
 'remove_paragraph_spacing_indent_size': 1.5,
 'renumber_headings': True,
 'replace_scene_breaks': u'',
 'search_replace': '[]',
 'series': None,
 'series_index': None,
 'share_not_sync': False,
 'smarten_punctuation': False,
 'sr1_replace': None,
 'sr1_search': None,
 'sr2_replace': None,
 'sr2_search': None,
 'sr3_replace': None,
 'sr3_search': None,
 'start_reading_at': None,
 'subset_embedded_fonts': False,
 'tags': None,
 'timestamp': None,
 'title': None,
 'title_sort': None,
 'toc_filter': None,
 'toc_threshold': 6,
 'toc_title': None,
 'transform_css_rules': '[]',
 'unsmarten_punctuation': False,
 'unwrap_lines': True,
 'use_auto_toc': False,
 'verbose': 2}
InputFormatPlugin: RTF Input running
on C:\Users\Usuario\AppData\Local\Temp\calibre_s04myt\sjhgf0.rtf
Converting RTF to XML...
Python function terminated unexpectedly
  write() argument 1 must be unicode, not str (Error Code: 1)
 Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site.py", line 114, in main
  File "site.py", line 88, in run_entry_point
  File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\worker.py", line 209, in main
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 43, in gui_convert_override
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 28, in gui_convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plumber.py", line 1110, in run
  File "site-packages\calibre\customize\conversion.py", line 246, in __call__
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plugins\rtf_input.py", line 259, in convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plugins\rtf_input.py", line 115, in generate_xml
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\rtf2xml\ParseRtf.py", line 539, in parse_rtf
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\rtf2xml\convert_to_tags.py", line 285, in convert_to_tags
  File "codecs.py", line 830, in write
  File "codecs.py", line 370, in write
TypeError: write() argument 1 must be unicode, not str

Aldo (aldofv) wrote :

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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