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FS#33254 - [python-feedparse] broken when python-chardet is installed, please apply upstream fix

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Yannick LM (yannick_lm) - Monday, 31 December 2012, 11:34 GMT
Last edited by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Monday, 31 December 2012, 12:24 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The latest official python-feedparser package has a bug that makes it unusable
(but only when python-chardet is installed)

[code]
>>> import feedparser
>>> feedparser.parse("http://radiofrance-podcast.net/podcast09/rss_13364.xml")
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/usr/lib/python3.3/site-packages/feedparser.py", line 3966, in parse
data, result['encoding'], error = convert_to_utf8(http_headers, data)
File "/usr/lib/python3.3/site-packages/feedparser.py", line 3768, in convert_to_utf8
chardet_encoding = str(chardet.detect(data)['encoding'] or '', 'ascii', 'ignore')
TypeError: decoding str is not supported
[/code]


Additional info:
* version: 5.1.3-1


Note that the bug is already fixed upstream:

http://code.google.com/p/feedparser/source/detail?r=20a32910f4a521788ba93a8c809cf0db702bed5b

So I'm not sure what's the best thing to do here: wait for the next release of feedparser, or just add the patch in the official PKGBUILD?
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Closed by  Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Monday, 31 December 2012, 12:24 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  python-feedparser 5.1.3-2

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