[MASTER] update-manager crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in get_dbus_message(): 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xfc' in position 56: ordinal not in range(128)

Bug #810255 reported by Bordi on 2011-07-14
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This bug affects 12 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dbus-python (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

user@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu oneiric (development branch)
Release: 11.10
user@ubuntu:~$

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: update-manager 1:0.152.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-5.6-generic 3.0.0-rc7
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-5-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jul 14 04:40:28 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/update-manager
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python2.7 /usr/bin/update-manager
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=de_CH:de
 LANG=de_CH.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/update-manager']
SourcePackage: update-manager
Title: update-manager crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in get_dbus_message(): 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xfc' in position 56: ordinal not in range(128)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-07-09 (4 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Bordi (borderlinedancer) wrote :
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
RedSingularity (redsingularity) wrote :

Thanks for reporting this. Are you still getting the error?
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Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
RedSingularity (redsingularity) wrote :

Lots of duplicates coming in. Moving back to new.
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Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
summary: - update-manager crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in get_dbus_message():
- 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xfc' in position 56: ordinal not
- in range(128)
+ [MASTER] update-manager crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in
+ get_dbus_message(): 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xfc' in
+ position 56: ordinal not in range(128)
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: removed: bugpattern-needed
tags: added: bugpattern-written
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

This looks like a dbus-python problem to me; shouldn't it be able to handle non-ASCII text in its own exceptions?

affects: update-manager (Ubuntu) → dbus-python (Ubuntu)
Changed in dbus-python (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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