There's a bug in python-lxml on 32bit machines. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=951233
Ask Fedora was using BeautifulSoup to do some mail mangling. We added a hotfix to simply remove the references to beautifulsoup (so mails would still be sent, even if they weren't prettified).
If the ask fedora machines have all been switched to 64 bit, this hotfix can be removed.
This is in "html.py".. but it may also include "util.py". We'll need to check our patched one against what is actually installed by the askbot package.
The beautifulsoup/askbot hotfix has been removed. Thanks for bringing it up, Ankhur!
Looks like its still present in staging?
reopening to confirm if this is fixed in staging or if the staging hotfix is a different trac.
It also needed removing from the node file, I did that and applied.
It should be gone now. :)
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