[tor-commits] [arm/master] Avoid UnicodeDecodeError when reading the man page

atagar at torproject.org atagar at torproject.org
Sun Mar 15 22:40:19 UTC 2015

commit 5cd4898a141fcc8550b29333b93a89cbe060506b
Author: Damian Johnson <atagar at torproject.org>
Date:   Sun Mar 15 14:59:38 2015 -0700

    Avoid UnicodeDecodeError when reading the man page
    There's probably a better solution but that can wait for the rewrite of this
    util function. For now a quick fix for...
      Traceback (most recent call last):
        File "./run_seth", line 47, in <module>
        File "./run_seth", line 16, in main
        File "/usr/lib/python2.7/stem/util/conf.py", line 288, in wrapped
          return func(*args, config = config, **kwargs)
        File "/home/atagar/Desktop/seth/seth/starter.py", line 86, in main
        File "/home/atagar/Desktop/seth/seth/starter.py", line 239, in _load_tor_config_descriptions
        File "/home/atagar/Desktop/seth/seth/util/tor_config.py", line 1088, in load_configuration_descriptions
        File "/home/atagar/Desktop/seth/seth/util/tor_config.py", line 241, in load_option_descriptions
          line = ui_tools.get_printable(line)
        File "/home/atagar/Desktop/seth/seth/util/ui_tools.py", line 176, in get_printable
          line = line.replace('\xc2', "'")
      UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc2 in position 0: ordinal not in range(128)
 seth/util/tor_config.py |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/seth/util/tor_config.py b/seth/util/tor_config.py
index b67445a..5786d69 100644
--- a/seth/util/tor_config.py
+++ b/seth/util/tor_config.py
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@
 Helper functions for working with tor's configuration file.
+import codecs
 import os
 import time
 import socket
@@ -237,6 +238,7 @@ def load_option_descriptions(load_path = None, check_version = True):
       last_category, last_description = Category.GENERAL, ""
       for line in man_call_results:
+        line = codecs.latin_1_encode(line, 'replace')[0]
         line = ui_tools.get_printable(line)
         stripped_line = line.strip()

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