Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#10428 closed (duplicate)

django.utils.dateformat: unknown encoding: gbk2312

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: nobody
Component: Internationalization Version: 1.0
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


when the system locale is set to "zh_CN.GBK2312", following error pop up when using DateFormat to format a datetime:

Original Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/template/", line 71, in render_node
    result = node.render(context)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/template/", line 87, in render
    output = force_unicode(self.filter_expression.resolve(context))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/template/", line 559, in resolve
    new_obj = func(obj, *arg_vals)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/template/", line 668, in date
    return format(value, arg)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 263, in format
    df = DateFormat(value)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 114, in __init__
    self.timezone = LocalTimezone(dt)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 41, in __init__
    self._tzname = self.tzname(dt)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 60, in tzname
    return smart_unicode(time.tzname[self._isdst(dt)], DEFAULT_ENCODING)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 35, in smart_unicode
    return force_unicode(s, encoding, strings_only, errors)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/django/utils/", line 68, in force_unicode
    s = s.decode(encoding, errors)
LookupError: unknown encoding: gbk2312

Sample Code:

import os

import datetime
import django.utils.dateformat

os.environ['DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE'] = 'settings'

d =
print d
df = django.utils.dateformat.DateFormat(d)

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Jacob, 15 years ago

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #10335

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