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Bug 192807 - s-c-p crashes if used with non-C locale
Summary: s-c-p crashes if used with non-C locale
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-05-23 10:26 UTC by Anton Guda
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 0.7.10-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-30 09:45:27 UTC

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Description Anton Guda 2006-05-23 10:26:41 UTC
Description of problem:
When system-config-printer called with non-C
locale, crash occurs, traceback is dumped.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R system-config-printer
2.  or LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 .. same result
3. LANG=C system-config-printer
Actual results:
Works only with C locale.

Expected results:
Works with any locale (may be set to 'C' internaly).

Additional info:

[atu@nt ~]$ LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R system-config-printer
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/system-config-printer/", line 1931, 
in ?
  File "/usr/share/system-config-printer/", line 1922, 
in main
    mainwindow = GUI()
  File "/usr/share/system-config-printer/", line 42, 
in __init__
    self.language, self.encoding = locale.getlocale(locale.LC_ALL)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 364, in getlocale
    raise TypeError, 'category LC_ALL is not supported'
TypeError: category LC_ALL is not supported

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-05-25 12:21:01 UTC
Fixed in CVS.

Comment 2 Anton Guda 2006-05-26 15:31:28 UTC
Tested system-config-printer-0.7.9-1 :OK
Bug may be closed.

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2006-05-26 15:53:03 UTC
The actual trigger is that one LC_... variable is different to another LC_...
variable.  In that case, trying to getlocale(LC_ALL) can't return a sensible answer.

0.7.9 is still afflicted with this; try:

LC_MESSAGES=fr_FR.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 system-config-printer

However, system-config-printer-0.7.10-1 should now handle this correctly.

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