encoding wrong for CONFIRM operation

Bug #396981 reported by Thorsten Glaser on 2009-07-08
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pinentry (Ubuntu)
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Nominated for Hardy by Thorsten Glaser

Bug Description

tglase@tglase:~ $ realpath $(whence -p pinentry)
/usr/bin/pinentry-qt
tglase@tglase:~ $ dpkg -S /usr/bin/pinentry-qt
pinentry-qt: /usr/bin/pinentry-qt
tglase@tglase:~ $ dpkg-query -W pinentry-qt
pinentry-qt 0.7.4-2ubuntu2

Try this and watch it fail:

tglase@tglase:~ $ pinentry
OK Your orders please
SETDESC blöd!
OK
GETPIN
OK
CONFIRM
OK

Thorsten Glaser (mirabilos) wrote :

FWIW, I just tried pinentry-curses and pinentry-gtk-2; both are not affected.

Thorsten Glaser (mirabilos) wrote :

See LP#757322 for screenshots; pinentry-curses gets the encoding right but the width of multibyte characters wrong.

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