Bug#574029: jh_manifest utf8 errors
deb at zorglub.s.bawue.de
Sun May 23 11:37:50 UTC 2010
On 13/05/10 13:49, Niels Thykier wrote:
> I have been able to reproduce this on a testing system, but no in my
> unstable chroot. I noticed that each time I run the test, the byte value
> in question changed and eventually (given enough runs) it will succeed,
> but add a character to the manifest.
> I am at a loss to the reason of the problem and also why it works in
> my unstable chroot - python-debian and python-minimal had same version
> in testing and my chroot and messing with locale did not seem to fix it.
I guess that there is some random factor in place, and for me it looks
like a C-alike wrong pointer: so for me it's an error in an underlying
python library implemented in C/C++ (don't know in which language python
itself is written; I'm assuming that python itself doesn't work with
pointers). The only remaining question is probably: which library? and
then the bug could be reassigned.
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