[ic] Error while interpolating page etc/report: UTF-8 Issue

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Tue Jun 2 11:28:15 UTC 2009

IC wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-users-
>> bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Stefan Hornburg (Racke)
>> Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 3:41 PM
>> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
>> Subject: Re: [ic] Error while interpolating page etc/report: UTF-8 Issue
>> IC wrote:
>>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>> I am running IC 5.6.0 with UTF-8, I get the following error message
>>>>> which I
>>>>> think is due to having the GBP £ symbol in the etc/report template,
>> the
>>>>> error I get is:-
>>>>> Error during creation of order routing main:
>>>>> Error while interpolating page etc/report:
>>>>> Can't find Unicode property definition "Word" at
>>>>> /usr/local/interchange/lib/Vend/Interpolate.pm line 3513.
>>>>> Does anyone know how I can display the £ symbol in the report without
>>>>> getting this error, as it is plain text I cannot use &pound or the
>>>>> other
>>>>> variants.
>>>> And did you try without the £ symbol and then the error disappeared,
>> just
>>>> to
>>>> be sure it is related?
>>>> Is the £ symbol properly converted to UTF-8?
>>>> CU,
>>>> Gert
>>> Hi Gert,
>>> On the main server I removed the £ symbols and didn't see the error
>> again,
>>> however on a backup server running the same version of IC with UTF-8 the
>>> same report template with the £ symbol didn't generate the error. I did
>>> however get an error on this server from etc/mail_receipt which again
>> seems
>>> to be £ symbol related.
>>> It would be nice to have the symbols but I could switch to GBP or just
>> the
>>> digits.
>> Do you have more than one catalog running on these server(s)?
>> If yes, do they have UTF-8 enabled?
>> Regards
>>            Racke
> After converting all the template files to UTF-8 encoding I came across even
> more issues, I started seeing this in the debug when IC was trying to send
> emails from the ship_notice template, note all the files that are UTF-8
> encoded seem to start with the 3 odd characters  - is this correct??
> The debug showed:-
> Unable to send mail using /usr/sbin/sendmail
> Message follows:
> Rest of message looked ok.
> I have now had to encode the templates back to ISO-8859.
> To stop the initial problem of "Error while interpolating page etc/report:"
> I have had to remove dofile from safeuntrap in interchange.cfg, this now
> leaves the following error with one regex but at least things seem to be
> working:-
> Safe: 'do "file"' trapped by operation mask at
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/utf8_heavy.pl line 182.
> Compilation failed in require at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/utf8.pm line 17.
> It seems to be in quite a mess, any suggestions?

Try it out with Interchange from CVS, a lot of patches regarding to UTF8
ended up there. Of course, try it on your development server.


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