Isaac, this looks like a windows bug with the name of a database.

Is it correct you did a Save As, and gave a name with eg spanish characters? Could you give the name you gave?

It should work if you limit yourself to english language characters, but we would be interested to know what is not working on Windows. Could you give the Windows version too, and if possible, what charset you work with? I don't use windows so unfortunately I cannot tell you where to find that info, but we have a gramps windows mailing list ( where you can ask that.


PS: export to .gramps format regularly on Windows

2008/2/7, Isaac Sánchez Barrera <>:
User Information:

I was saving on grdb

Error Details:

35655: ERROR: line 488: Failed to open database.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Archivos de programa\gramps\", line 485, in open_saved_as
  File "C:\Archivos de programa\gramps\GrampsDb\", line 465, in load_from
  File "C:\Archivos de programa\gramps\GrampsDb\", line 354, in load
  File "C:\Python25\lib\", line 102, in join
    path += "\\" + b
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode bytes in position 33-35: invalid data

System Information:

Python version: 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Apr 18 2007, 08:51:08) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
BSDDB version:
Gramps version: 2.2.10-1
LANG: es
OS: win32

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