bytes has no attribute encode

Bug #1574671 reported by Serge Hallyn on 2016-04-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

During reporting of a separate bug (1574566), the following was seen:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 197, in _run_hook
    symb['add_info'](report, ui)
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/", line 66, in add_info
    check_attachment_for_errors(report, attachment)
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/", line 170, in check_attachment_for_errors
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/", line 468, in trim_dpkg_log
    report['DpkgTerminalLog'] = '\n'.join([str(line.encode('utf-8')) for line in lines])
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/", line 468, in <listcomp>
    report['DpkgTerminalLog'] = '\n'.join([str(line.encode('utf-8')) for line in lines])
AttributeError: 'bytes' object has no attribute 'encode'

Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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