[Bug 590156] error whilst pushing tree
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- Subject: [Bug 590156] error whilst pushing tree
- Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 23:13:33 +0000 (UTC)
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------- Comment #3 from Todd Zullinger 2009-07-29 23:13 UTC -------
The try/except block _should_ have tested for non-ascii and only if encoding
the string as ascii encoded the header using python's email.Header.Header() (to
render it something like '=?utf-8?b?VMO2ZGQ=?=').
But somehow the data passed either the unicode(fullname, 'ascii') call or was
successfully encoded by email.Header and still had the non-ascii '0xe2' in it.
I expected that would not be possible (and obviously I was wrong).
(The code in question, so no one reading has to dig it out of git, goes like
if fullname != "":
user_fullname = unicode(fullname, 'ascii')
user_fullname = Header.Header(fullname, 'utf-8').encode()
Later, user_fullname is used to build from_address, which is what was being
parsed on line 124 where the traceback occurred.)
Do you know if your gecos entry on gnome.org has any non-ascii characters in
it? And if so, what encoding is used for the data?
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