Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#3500 new defect

starting French WinGRASS sometimes fails because of localisation errors

Reported by: ychemin Owned by: grass-dev@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.4.5
Component: Startup Version: 7.4.0
Keywords: Cc:
CPU: Unspecified Platform: MSWindows 8

Description

When starting WinGRASS (7.4.0.) on French windows machine (variable, reported example is W10), sometimes it just stops when launching the terminal to initialise the start of GRASS (not reaching the wxGUI even)

UNICODE Error: ascii codec cannot encode character u'\xe9' in position 11, ordinal not in range(128).

Attachments (2)

Grass SIG 7.5 BUG.JPG (61.7 KB) - added by ychemin 2 years ago.
actual screenshot of the bug on aW10 machine
système ordinateur.JPG (74.1 KB) - added by ychemin 2 years ago.
W10 machine specs screenshot

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Change History (8)

Changed 2 years ago by ychemin

Attachment: Grass SIG 7.5 BUG.JPG added

actual screenshot of the bug on aW10 machine

Changed 2 years ago by ychemin

Attachment: système ordinateur.JPG added

W10 machine specs screenshot

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by marisn

Please provide your username and home folder.

This error indicates on having non-ascii letters in some place GUI doesn't expect. My guess - your addons path.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by ychemin

It did happen on several PCs during the week, so my fair guess will be that the c:\Users\NameofUserIsFrenchWithFrenchAccent?\

comment:3 in reply to:  2 Changed 2 years ago by hellik

Replying to ychemin:

It did happen on several PCs during the week, so my fair guess will be that the c:\Users\NameofUserIsFrenchWithFrenchAccent?\

see for a similar issue here:

https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/grass-web/2018-February/004855.html

comment:4 Changed 23 months ago by martinl

Please try r72374 (trunk), next (1). Does it help?

(1) https://wingrass.fsv.cvut.cz/grass75/x86_64/

comment:5 Changed 22 months ago by martinl

Milestone: 7.2.4

comment:6 Changed 9 months ago by neteler

Component: DefaultStartup
Milestone: 7.2.47.4.5
Summary: starting French WinGRASS sometimes fails bc of localisation errorsstarting French WinGRASS sometimes fails because of localisation errors

.. still an issue? If yes in 7.4, is it ok in trunk?

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