gwibber-service crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in meth(): 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe6' in position 33: ordinal not in range(128)

Reported by Janus Sandsgaard on 2012-03-13
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Gwibber
Low
David Klasinc
gwibber (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Happened shortly after logging in.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: gwibber-service 3.3.91-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.29-generic 3.2.9
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Tue Mar 13 20:37:23 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gwibber-service
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120301)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/gwibber-service
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/gwibber-service']
SourcePackage: gwibber
Title: gwibber-service crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in meth(): 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe6' in position 33: ordinal not in range(128)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-13 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Janus Sandsgaard (janusdk) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
Changed in gwibber:
assignee: nobody → David Klasinc (bigwhale)
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: David Klasinc (bigwhale) → nobody
milestone: none → 3.4
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please answer these questions:

* Is this reproducible?
* If so, what specific steps should we take to recreate this bug?

This will help us to find and resolve the problem.

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) on 2012-03-14
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Changed in gwibber:
assignee: nobody → David Klasinc (bigwhale)
David Klasinc (bigwhale) wrote :

I had a lot of trouble replicating this and I think I nailed it now. I'll produce a patch later today.

Changed in gwibber:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in gwibber:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gwibber - 3.4.0-0ubuntu1

---------------
gwibber (3.4.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
    - Check shorten-urls setting in the dispatcher before attempting to
      shorten, patch thanks to Martin T. (LP: #896639)
    - Removing unnecessary 'Image' link from entries with images obtained
      through imgpreview() (Mark Tully) (LP: #966285)
    - Replace all instances of a hashtag's occurance in a tweet at once
      rather than one at a time (Mark Tully) (LP: #966467)
    - Replace all instances of a nick's occurance in a tweet at once rather
      than one at a time (Mark Tully) (LP: #966467)
    - Catch errors from creating the pixbuf separately from sending the
      notification (LP: #940182)
    - Encode URLs to UTF8 before using them. (LP: #954374)
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 17:03:45 -0400

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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