[Bug 978654] Re: <type 'exceptions.UnicodeDecodeError'>: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 24: ordinal not in range(128)

Launchpad Bug Tracker 978654 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon Sep 17 14:15:09 UTC 2012

This bug was fixed in the package aptdaemon - 0.45+bzr861-0ubuntu4

aptdaemon (0.45+bzr861-0ubuntu4) quantal; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/apt-dbus-text-api.patch:
    - Convert Origin.label from python-apt API to python-dbus API, for
      Python 2 compatibility (LP: #978654).
 -- Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com>   Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:12:38 +0100

** Branch linked: lp:ubuntu/aptdaemon

** Changed in: aptdaemon (Ubuntu)
       Status: Triaged => Fix Released

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  aptd crashes when PPAs have non-ascii descriptions

Status in Aptdaemon:
Status in “aptdaemon” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in “aptdaemon” source package in Precise:

Bug description:
  No noticable problems - this message came up during boot

  ProblemType: Crash
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: aptdaemon 0.43+bzr805-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-23.36-generic-pae 3.2.14
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-23-generic-pae i686
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  Annotation: Search failed
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Tue Apr 10 07:45:48 2012
  ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/aptd
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: aptdaemon
  Title: <type 'exceptions.UnicodeDecodeError'>: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 24: ordinal not in range(128)
  TransactionDepends: [[], [], [], [], [], [], []]
  TransactionErrorCode: error-unknown
  TransactionKwargs: {'filters': [u'unknown']}
  TransactionLocale: en_GB.UTF-8
  TransactionPackages: [[], [], [], [], [], []]
  TransactionRole: role-pk-query
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-02-26 (44 days ago)

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