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has caused the Debian Bug report #672487,
regarding reportbug tells UnicodeDecodeError: codec can't decode byte 0xd0 
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Package: reportbug
Version: 4.12.6
Severity: important
Tags: l10n

I tried to send the report of an error on a problem with SAMBA and at a stage 
of collection of statistics of reportbug came to the end with an error:
(72-114/114) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|b|m|r|q|s|f|?]? n
Maintainer for samba is 'Debian Samba Maintainers 
Looking up dependencies of samba...
Getting changed configuration files...
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2098, in <module>
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1045, in main
     return iface.user_interface()
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1155, in user_interface
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1045, in main
     return iface.user_interface()
   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1733, in user_interface
     conftext = conftext + u'%s %s\n' % (f, confinfo[f])
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xd0 in position 10: 
ordinal not in range(128)

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /root/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "4.12.6"
mode standard
ui text
email ""
smtphost ""
smtpuser ""

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt           Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                 2.6.6-3+squeeze6  interactive high-level object-orie
ii  python-reportbug       4.12.6            Python modules for interacting wit

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  debconf-utils            <none>          (no description available)
pn  debsums                  <none>          (no description available)
pn  dlocate                  <none>          (no description available)
pn  emacs22-bin-common | ema <none>          (no description available)
ii  exim4                    4.72-6+squeeze2 metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail 4.72-6+squeeze2 lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                     5.04-5+squeeze1 Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                    1.4.10-4        GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
pn  python-gtk2              <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-gtkspell          <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-urwid             <none>          (no description available)
pn  python-vte               <none>          (no description available)
pn  xdg-utils                <none>          (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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Source: reportbug
Source-Version: 6.6.4

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
reportbug, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Sandro Tosi <> (supplier of updated reportbug package)

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Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:46:01 +0100
Source: reportbug
Binary: reportbug python-reportbug
Architecture: source all
Version: 6.6.4
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Reportbug Maintainers <>
Changed-By: Sandro Tosi <>
 python-reportbug - Python modules for interacting with bug tracking systems
 reportbug  - reports bugs in the Debian distribution
Closes: 612712 642096 661563 666116 672487 683116 685826 685829 690882 702521 
739507 761206 761367 765546 769013 769055 769355 771833 773606 776015 779200 
780825 782319
 reportbug (6.6.4) unstable; urgency=medium
   * reportbug/
     - fix usage of singular they in RFH description; thanks to Doug Torrance 
       the report; Closes: #776015
     - clarify the menu for partial/all archs for binNMUs and RMs; thanks to
       Kamaraju Kusumanchi for the report; Closes: #773606
     - clarify to not select any item in the suite menu for to
       choose 'unstable', that should work on every UI available; thanks to
       Rafael Laboissiere for the report; Closes: #765546
     - extend release.d.o binNMUs handling to include a menu to request the 
       the binNMU is for; thanks to Andreas Beckmann for the report and Niels
       Thykier, Adam D. Barratt from release team for help; Closes: #769355
   * share/script
     - report PAGER environment variable when filing a bug against reportbug
   * reportbug/ui/
     - correctly acquire GDK mutual exclusion lock
   * reportbug/
     - correctly handle the case where there is not MTA or smtphost defined;
       Closes: #782319, #780825, #769055
     - use ui.final_message() when printing the last message and then exit
   * bin/reportbug
     - suggest to contact Debian support channels when reporting bugs against
       generic packages; thanks to Tomas Pospisek for the patch; Closes: #661563
     - set default encoding to UTF-8, should prevent all the 
       'ascii' codec can't decode" bugs; Closes: #769013, #739507, #761367,
       #771833, #672487, #739507, #612712, #690882, #779200, #642096, #666116
     - --tag cli option now correctly generates the list of available tags based
       on the selected mode, which includes 'security'; Closes: #685826
   * reportbug/{, ui/}, test/test_{,}
     - use HTTPS when connecting to Debian BTS
   * bin/reportbug, reportbug/ui/
     - make the Cancel button in Urwid interface works for tags and severity
       lists; thanks to Ryan Kavanagh for report and patch; Closes: #702521
   * reportbug/
     - support LANG declined Description-xx field in package information; thanks
       to Robert Luberda for the report; Closes: #683116
   * bin/reportbug, man/reportbug.1
     - add --{no-}security-team, to declare to send (or not) the report only to
       the security team since it is (or not) an undisclosed vulnerability;
       Closes: #685829
   * bin/reportbug, reportbug/
     - remove 'base' pseudo-package, to be deprecated in BTS too; Closes: 
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