Bug#284897: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#284897: nagios-pgsql: nagios eats single quotes in problem acknowledgement email messages

sean finney sean finney <seanius@debian.org>, 284897@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 9 Dec 2004 11:02:50 -0500

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hi jerome,

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 12:41:56PM +0100, Jerome Alet wrote:
> when acknowledging a problem on a service, the comment is correctly
> added to the bottom of the page, and contains all single quotes used
> when typing it (I typed a french message with three single quotes in
> it)
> however, the email message which was sent doesn't contain any of these
> single quotes.

would these happen to be the single quote as in ascii 0x27, or the often
used "acute accent", which is iso-8859-1 code 0xB4?

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 01:07:05PM +0100, Jerome Alet wrote:
> in fact it seems that other characters are eaten as well when sending
> the email message : accented characters just disappear

are there any other low-ascii characters that disappear?  perhaps
` or $ ?  i'm trying to figure out if it's stripping out high ascii,
or whether it's a safety check removing characters.

> NB : the accented characters are correctly stored in the PostgreSQL
> database and displayed in Nagios' web interface

well that's good at least :)

in any case, it sounds like this is something we're going to have
to forward upstream, if you could provide us with a little extra



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