Sharing API not working for non ASCII filenames to Android Apps

REPRODUCIBILITY: 100%

OS VERSION: 4.5.0.19

HARDWARE: Xperia III

UI LANGUAGE: Swedish

REGRESSION:

DESCRIPTION:

Can not share images with non ascii filenames. Screenshots are automatically created this way . It works for the SFOS Email app but not for apps like Telegram, Facebook Whatsapp.

PRECONDITIONS:

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

  1. Create a image with a “ä” some thing like “Skärmklipp” .

  2. Go To Gallery App

  3. Try to share in to e.g Telegram

  4. The image is empty in the target App

EXPECTED RESULT:

The image is included

ACTUAL RESULT:

The image is empty in the target App
Empty image

MODIFICATIONS:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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I can reproduce this with Xperia 10 II Sailfish 4.5.0.19. I had also already noticed this some ago exactly as you pointed out the case of screenshots.

Easy to reproduce. Marking as tracked and reporting internal issue.

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Great someone described this in a manner it got easily reprodusable
(or the moment was just right :D)

the same applies in e.g https://forum.sailfishos.org/t/screenshots-not-shown-in-android-apps-part-2-nayttokuva/