Author vstinner
Recipients loewis, pitrou, r.david.murray, vstinner
Date 2010-01-31.02:31:05
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#7608 was a duplicate issue. Copy of my message (msg98091):
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SimpleXMLRPCRequestHandler.do_POST() writes the traceback in the HTTP header "X-traceback". But an HTTP header value is ASCII only, whereas a traceback can contain any character (eg. an non-ASCII character from a directory name for this issue).

A simple fix would be to use the ASCII charset with the backslashreplace error handler. Attached patch uses:

   trace = str(trace.encode('ASCII', 'backslashreplace'), 'ASCII')

Is there an easier method to escape non-ASCII characters without double conversion (unicode->bytes and bytes->unicode)?
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I also copied my patch to this issue.
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