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Re: Problems with UTF-8 in changelog

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> schrieb:

> On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 05:41:51PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> schrieb:
>> > dpkg-parsechangelog seems to have parsed it fine.  Perhaps your terminal
>> > does not support UTF-8?
>> Hm, I could check this. However, what made me look at the output of
>> dpkg-parsechangelog was that signing failed because the secret key for
>> this strange guy (Frank KÃ?ster) couldn't be found...
> That would probably be because the name on your GPG key is not in UTF-8.
> You can add a new uid which has the name in UTF-8, or you can use the -k
> option to specify the key to sign with.

Thank you for the hints.

>> Is the terminal involved at all? Isn't dpkg-buildpackage handing what it
>> got from dpkg-buildpackge directly to gpg?
> You didn't mention anything about gpg at all.  You pasted the Maintainer
> field and said that you thought dpkg-parsechangelog had failed to parse the
> file.

Yes, that wasn't too clever after all. It was a try to track down the
problem; the first place where I got something unusual when I switched
to utf-8 was the output of dpkg-parsechangelog. Unfortunately that
wasn't connected with the problem at all - but I thought it was, since
dpkg-parsechangelog is where gpg gets my name from.

Thank you for helping,
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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