Uploaded File Is Missing, Filename Encoding Issue?

Asked by Brett Holman

We have a bug report involving a file that launchpad has lost: https://bugs.launchpad.net/cloud-init/+bug/1967800

error ID OOPS-7bb8468613c262b50774cd4f39d4bf3c

I assume this is a character encoding issue, please fix. Launchpad should either: support all languages or prevent uploads of files it cannot support or give better error message if the file is simply corrupt/invalid.

Please help,
Brett Holman

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

Answer from Jürgen Gmach on a similar question (700721):

This is a known bug, see https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+bug/1956747

Meanwhile, could you please rename the image before uploading?

Thanks for your understanding.

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Brett Holman (holmanb) said :

Thanks. Unfortunately I don't have this file. I will try asking the bug reporter to re-upload with a different name.

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Guruprasad (lgp171188) said :

Were you able to resolve this issue by renaming the file before uploading? If yes, please mark this question as solved.

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Brett Holman (holmanb) said :

No. Like I said, I don't have this file. I never had this file. I did not originally upload the file. Somebody else uploaded this file.

This is not a workable solution, unfortunately.

I requested the original uploader to re-upload, but have not heard back from them.

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

In https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad/+question/700721 the file name
had to be modified (replacing UTF-8 C3A5 by UTF-16 E5) into
and then the file was accessible via the web interface.

I do not know how to do the same for Chinese characters. For the file in question the Unicode values for the Chinese characters in the file name probably are
U+5C4F U+5E55 U+622A U+56FE
Is anybody able to construct the encoded filename for the file in question?

Another option could be that an admin does a directory listing to identify the name of the file in storage.

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