Ticket #704 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

Unicode problems if ConfigFile contains german umlauts

Reported by: m4z Owned by: desai
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: bcfg2-server Version:
Keywords: unicode ConfigFile umlaut Cc:


This might be related to #549. There seem to be some unicode problems:

Unexpected failure in BindStructure: ConfigFile /etc/vim/vimrc
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Bcfg2/Server/", line 172, in BindStructure
    self.Bind(entry, metadata)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Bcfg2/Server/", line 205, in Bind   
    return glist[0].Entries[entry.tag][entry.get('name')](entry, metadata)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Bcfg2/Server/Plugins/", line 90, in bind_entry
    entry.text = unicode(data, self.encoding)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 149: ordinal not in range(128)
Generated config for [...] in 0.210s

The perpetrator is an Unicode german A-Umlaut ("Ä"), 0xc384 as described in #549.

Or is this an user error? (This is rev5398.)


Change History

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by m4z <[email protected]…>

for the record: the locale for that machine was not set correctly. after specifying

bcfg2 = ...
encoding = UTF-8

in the configuration, that particular problem disappeared.

comment:2 Changed 14 years ago by desai

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Richardheef

  • Version 1.0 deleted
  • Milestone Bcfg2 1.0.0 Release deleted

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