Bug #6209

Marshal.load unable to load previously marshaled data: invalid encoding symbol (EncodingError)

Added by octplane (Pierre B) over 8 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

Target version:
ruby -v:
ruby 1.9.3p125 (2012-02-16 revision 34643) [x86_64-darwin11.3.0]



= Description

A ruby object (generated with the Classifier gem) is Marshalled on the disk.

When reloaded, the ruby interpreter crashes with the following error:

test-case.rb:8:in load': invalid encoding symbol (EncodingError)
from test-case.rb:8:in
block in '
from test-case.rb:7:in open'
from test-case.rb:7:in

The marshalled data has been generated using the classifier gem and the provided test-case and test-file

= Expected Behaviour

Ruby reloads the Marshalled data without error

= Step to reproduce

  • Install the classifier gem.
  • Ensure . does not contain
  • run (({ruby test-case.rb}))
  • Check exists
  • run (({ruby test-case.rb}))
  • the runtime crashed



test-case.rb (378 Bytes) test-case.rb The test case source octplane (Pierre B), 03/28/2012 01:04 AM
test-file.rb (5.13 KB) test-file.rb The parameter file read by the test case octplane (Pierre B), 03/28/2012 01:04 AM (2.83 KB) The broken Marshaled data octplane (Pierre B), 03/28/2012 01:04 AM

Updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) over 8 years ago

The minimal code would be:


Updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

This issue was solved with changeset r35157.
Pierre, thank you for reporting this issue.
Your contribution to Ruby is greatly appreciated.
May Ruby be with you.

  • marshal.c (r_symreal): default to ASCII-8BIT for non-ascii symbols, otherwise it should be converted to US-ASCII in rb_intern_str() if possible. [ruby-core:43762][Bug #6209]

Updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) over 8 years ago

Note that fast-stemmer doesn't seem to support 1.9 yet.

Updated by ninguno (ninguno ninguno) over 8 years ago

I'm having this issue in ruby 1.9.2 p320. Is the bug resolved in any of the available releases?

Thanks in advance!

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