Public bug reported:

In the event serialization format, the third array is array of bytes or
ay as dbus signature.

When an event enters an extension, it looks like
Event([dbus.Array([u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'', 
u'application://foo.desktop'], signature=dbus.Signature('s')), [Subject([u'', 
u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u''])], dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))])

which implies that payload is array of bytes

Now look at _zeitgeist/engine/datamodel.py at line 58
where you get the line
>> popo.append(str(ev[2]))

Really so when you do str() on dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))
you get "dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))" instead of the contents 
of bytes converted to string


Now when you call Event.get_plain on 

Event([dbus.Array([u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'',
u'application://foo.desktop'], signature=dbus.Signature('s')),
[Subject([u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u''])], dbus.Array([],
signature=dbus.Signature('y'))])

you get

[[u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'', u'application://foo.desktop'], [[u'',
u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u'']], "dbus.Array([],
signature=dbus.Signature('y'))"]

Now what you expect

** Affects: zeitgeist
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

-- 
You received this bug notification because you are a member of Zeitgeist
Framework Team, which is subscribed to Zeitgeist Framework.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/691167

Title:
  The payload is sometimes mentioned as string and sometimes as array of bytes

Status in Zeitgeist Framework:
  New

Bug description:
  In the event serialization format, the third array is array of bytes or ay as 
dbus signature.

When an event enters an extension, it looks like
Event([dbus.Array([u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'', 
u'application://foo.desktop'], signature=dbus.Signature('s')), [Subject([u'', 
u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u''])], dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))])

which implies that payload is array of bytes

Now look at _zeitgeist/engine/datamodel.py at line 58
where you get the line
>> popo.append(str(ev[2]))

Really so when you do str() on dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))
you get "dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))" instead of the contents 
of bytes converted to string


Now when you call Event.get_plain on 

Event([dbus.Array([u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'', 
u'application://foo.desktop'], signature=dbus.Signature('s')), [Subject([u'', 
u'', u'', u'', u'', u'', u''])], dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))])

you get

[[u'', u'1292500628312', u'', u'', u'application://foo.desktop'], [[u'', u'', 
u'', u'', u'', u'', u'']], "dbus.Array([], signature=dbus.Signature('y'))"]

Now what you expect



_______________________________________________
Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist
Post to     : zeitgeist@lists.launchpad.net
Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist
More help   : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Reply via email to