Defect #13852

ActionView::Template::Error (incompatible character encodings: UTF-8 and ASCII-8BIT):

Added by Dave C almost 10 years ago. Updated about 9 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:-
Resolution:Invalid Affected version:2.3.0


I'm getting the following trying to open certain issues - it seems to happen more often if there is a euro sign in the description

ActionView::Template::Error (incompatible character encodings: UTF-8 and ASCII-8BIT):
    55:         <%= yield :sidebar %>
    56:         <%= view_layouts_base_sidebar_hook_response %>
    57:     </div>
    59:     <div id="content">
    60:         <%= render_flash_messages %>
    61:         <%= yield %>
  app/views/layouts/base.html.erb:58:in `_app_views_layouts_base_html_erb__3047165055450172641_66897220'
  app/controllers/issues_controller.rb:119:in `block (2 levels) in show'
  app/controllers/issues_controller.rb:116:in `show'

About your application's environment
Ruby version 1.9.2 (x86_64-linux)
RubyGems version 1.3.7
Rack version 1.4
Rails version 3.2.13
Active Record version 3.2.13
Action Pack version 3.2.13
Active Resource version 3.2.13
Action Mailer version 3.2.13
Active Support version 3.2.13
Middleware Rack::Cache, ActionDispatch::Static, Rack::Lock, #<ActiveSupport::Cache::Strategy::LocalCache::Middleware:0x00000004f2cc28>, Rack::Runtime, Rack::MethodOverride, ActionDispatch::RequestId, Rails::Rack::Logger, ActionDispatch::ShowExceptions, ActionDispatch::DebugExceptions, ActionDispatch::RemoteIp, ActionDispatch::Callbacks, ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::ConnectionManagement, ActiveRecord::QueryCache, ActionDispatch::Cookies, ActionDispatch::Session::CookieStore, ActionDispatch::Flash, ActionDispatch::ParamsParser, ActionDispatch::Head, Rack::ConditionalGet, Rack::ETag, ActionDispatch::BestStandardsSupport, OpenIdAuthentication
Application root /srv/
Environment production
Database adapter mysql
Database schema version 20130217094251


#1 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA almost 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Resolution set to Invalid

Dave C wrote:

About your application's environment
Ruby version 1.9.2 (x86_64-linux)

Database adapter mysql

You need to use mysql2 instead of mysql on Ruby 1.9.

#2 Updated by Dave C almost 10 years ago

Nevermind, figured it out ;)

#3 Updated by David Rahusen about 9 years ago

Erm, well, and what was the solution??

#4 Updated by Dave C about 9 years ago

that you have to use mysql2 !

I'd come to the conclusion about 5 minutes before Toshi replied with the same thing

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