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UnicodeDecodeError when looking at the tagged_date #943
I can't get the tagged date for some repository tags.
For example -
It reproduces in the latest version.
Thanks for posting. and for providing the information needed for reproduction! This helps a lot.
Unfortunately, I don't see a way to fix it as UTF-8 is assumed as default encoding. It can't be overridden unless the value of
A preferable solution would be to not assume any encoding and instead work on bytes.
Yeah it still happens, just not in the 10th tag but the 7th
I can't reproduce this with https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn/releases/tag/v2.3.1:
>>> import git >>> r = git.Repo.clone_from("https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn", "/tmp/openvpn") >>> r.tags.object.tag 'v2.3.1' >>> r.tags.object.tagged_date 1364406784
However, the annotation for https://github.com/nodejs/node/releases/tag/v0.1.0 seems to be encoded in Latin-1 (ISO-8859-1), without having an
Although GitPython uses the filesystem's encoding rather than looking at the
3.1.0 ===== * Switched back to using gitdb package as requirement (`gitdb#59 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/gitdb/issues/59>`_) 3.0.9 ===== * Restricted GitDB (gitdb2) version requirement to < 4 * Removed old nose library from test requirements Bugfixes -------- * Changed to use UTF-8 instead of default encoding when getting information about a symbolic reference (`#774 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/issues/774>`_) * Fixed decoding of tag object message so as to replace invalid bytes (`#943 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/issues/943>`_) 3.0.8 ===== * Added support for Python 3.8 * Bumped GitDB (gitdb2) version requirement to > 3 Bugfixes -------- * Fixed Repo.__repr__ when subclassed (`#968 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/pull/968>`_) * Removed compatibility shims for Python < 3.4 and old mock library * Replaced usage of deprecated unittest aliases and Logger.warn * Removed old, no longer used assert methods * Replaced usage of nose assert methods with unittest 3.0.7 ===== Properly signed re-release of v3.0.6 with new signature (See `#980 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/issues/980>`_) 3.0.6 ===== | Note: There was an issue that caused this version to be released to PyPI without a signature | See the changelog for v3.0.7 and `#980 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/issues/980>`_ Bugfixes -------- * Fixed warning for usage of environment variables for paths containing ``$`` or ``%`` (`#832 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/issues/832>`_, `#961 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/pull/961>`_) * Added support for parsing Git internal date format (@<unix timestamp> <timezone offset>) (`#965 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/pull/965>`_) * Removed Python 2 and < 3.3 compatibility shims (`#979 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/pull/965>`_) * Fixed GitDB (gitdb2) requirement version specifier formatting in requirements.txt (`#979 <https://github.com/gitpython-developers/GitPython/pull/965>`_)