jockey-text crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in write(): 'ascii' codec can't encode characters in position 0-2: ordinal not in range(128)

Bug #760883 reported by G. Skobennikov
This bug affects 92 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
jockey (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Martin Pitt
Fix Released
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

I dont know what had been crashed :)

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: jockey-common 0.9.2-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Apr 14 19:25:36 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/jockey-text
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta i386 (20110413)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
MachineType: TOSHIBA Satellite A300
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/jockey-text -C --no-dbus
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic root=UUID=54f000db-e14b-4442-9548-e5a3a65efbb3 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/jockey-text', '-C', '--no-dbus']
SourcePackage: jockey
Title: jockey-text crashed with UnicodeEncodeError in write(): 'ascii' codec can't encode characters in position 0-2: ordinal not in range(128)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: 04/14/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.bios.version: V2.70 Satellite A300
dmi.board.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.board.version: Not Applicable
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 1
dmi.chassis.vendor: TOSHIBA
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnTOSHIBA:bvrV2.70:bd04/14/2008:svnTOSHIBA:pnSatelliteA300:pvrPSAJ0E-00V00NRU:rvnTOSHIBA:rnSatelliteA300:rvrNotApplicable:cvnTOSHIBA:ct1:cvrN/A: Satellite A300
dmi.product.version: PSAJ0E-00V00NRU
dmi.sys.vendor: TOSHIBA

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G. Skobennikov (gskobennikov) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
importance: Undecided → High
visibility: private → public
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Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) wrote :

Alive and kicking in 20110803.1

tags: added: iso-testing
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Joschi Poschi (joschiposchi) wrote :

Happens right after login with the most recent updates (August 11th 2011, 16:30h CET) in my VBox.

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Martin Pitt (pitti)
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Carlos Joel Delgado Pizarro (c0x6a) wrote :

I just installed this ubuntu version, when logged in, at 5 second I just right clicked the left panel and this bug said "hello" :D

My configuration:

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit
Dell XPS L501X
Core i7 1.73Ghz
nVidia GeForce GT435M

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package jockey - 0.9.4-0ubuntu1

jockey (0.9.4-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream bug fix release:
    - Do not encourage to report package installation failure as
      SystemError, it will appear as a backend crash
    - jockey-gtk: Fix message_type argument to Gtk.MessageBox constructor
    - jockey/ For invalid combinations of LC_MESSAGES and LC_CTYPE, force
      stdout/stderr encoding to UTF-8 instead of C. (LP: #760883)
    - Fix GLib and GObject imports to be compatible with the future pygobject
      3.0. (LP: #829186)
    - jockey/, _driverid_to_handler(): In the case that there are
      multiple matching custom handlers for a DriverID, also check that their
      "package" attribute matches.
    - tests/run: Also support specifying individual test method names
  * Add debian/testpkgs/: Scripts and equivs control files for dummy
    driver packages which are convenient for testing.
  * debian/rules: Call debian/testpkgs/clean to ensure that we don't ship
    build stuff there.
  * data/handlers/{fglrx,nvidia}.py: Prevent crash if
    get_alternative_by_name() returns nothing.
  * jockey/, {install,remove}_package(): Capture apt's stdout/err into
    the log file, to get proper error messages when packages fail to install.
    (LP: #552300).
  * jockey/, install_package(): Avoid raising a SystemError when a
    package fails to install in apt, as this will appear as a crash in Jockey.
    Just point out the error in the log file instead. (LP: #804709)
  * tests/ Update test cases for above change.
  * tests/ Fix apt initialization to work with current apt versions.
  * data/handlers/{fglrx,nvidia}.py: Also show the -updates variants of the
    drivers, which will be updated to newer upstream versions after the
    Ubuntu release. (UbuntuSpec:desktop-o-xorg-stakeholders-request)
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 12:08:02 +0200

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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