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and subject line Fixed in 2.6.23+dfsg1-2
has caused the Debian Bug report #887580,
regarding gmime2.6 FTBFS with gtk-doc-tools 1.27-1
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Source: gmime2.6
Version: 2.6.23+dfsg1-1
Severity: serious

gtkdoc-mkdb --module=gmime --output-format=xml --expand-content-files="" 
--main-sgml-file=gmime-docs.sgml ${_source_dir} --sgml-mode --output-format=xml 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/gtkdoc-mkdb", line 61, in <module>
  File "/usr/share/gtk-doc/python/gtkdoc/", line 282, in Run
    ReadSourceDocumentation(sdir, suffix_list, source_dirs, ignore_files)
  File "/usr/share/gtk-doc/python/gtkdoc/", line 3641, in 
    ScanSourceFile(fname, ignore_files)
  File "/usr/share/gtk-doc/python/gtkdoc/", line 3682, in ScanSourceFile
    for line in SRCFILE:
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 701, in next
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 632, in next
    line = self.readline()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 547, in readline
    data =, firstline=True)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 494, in read
    newchars, decodedbytes = self.decode(data, self.errors)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xad in position 0: invalid 
start byte
Makefile:730: recipe for target 'sgml-build.stamp' failed
make[5]: *** [sgml-build.stamp] Error 1

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Version: 2.6.23+dfsg1-2

gmime2.6 (2.6.23+dfsg1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
  * avoid build breakage with modern gtkdoc
 -- Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>  Sun, 04 Feb 2018 17:51:38 



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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