Python 2.7 regression in locale.format()

Bug #673297 reported by Barry Warsaw on 2010-11-10
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Software Updater
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Barry Warsaw

Bug Description

In Python 2.7, locale.format()'s test for its input format string has been narrowed. It disallows trailing text after the format specifier. The fix is to use locale.format_string() instead. I will submit a merge proposal to fix this.

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Barry Warsaw (barry) on 2010-11-10
Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Barry Warsaw (barry)
Barry Warsaw (barry) on 2010-11-10
Changed in update-manager:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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