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|Summary:||Cannot input latin2 characters using Compose method|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard>|
|Component:||gnome-terminal||Assignee:||Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2009-01-09 01:51:37 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Peter Dalgaard 2004-12-31 11:01:26 EST
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041111 Firefox/1.0 Description of problem: (in en_US.UTF-8 locale) X11 compose sequences work for Latin1 characters but not for Latin2. They can be entered in an xterm and copied from there to a gnome-terminal, so it isn't a font issue. This means that it is inordinately difficult to enter e.g. čï¿½ï¿½, which are fairly common in Eastern European names. (Same issue appears with this entry field in Firefox, btw, so it could well be a lower level issue). Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.7.3-1 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. xmodmap -e 'keycode F12 = Multi_Key' # in case Shift-AltGr isn't there 2. on command line, or as input to cat, etc. type F12-a-e F12-c-c Actual Results: "ï¿½" is echoed Expected Results: "ï¿½č" is echoed 2nd character is c with caron, as per the Compose file <Multi_key> <c> <c> : "č" U010D # LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CARON Additional info: Could well be a lower-level issue.
Comment 1 Peter Dalgaard 2004-12-31 19:47:27 EST
Special characters got garbled in the bug report form... The characters referred to in the description were various caron'ed characters, the actual results were an ae ligature, and the expected results were ae followed by c-caron.
Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 18:38:23 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test release, reopen and change the version to match. Thank you!
Comment 3 petrosyan 2008-02-03 15:12:02 EST
The information we've requested above is required in order to review this problem report further and diagnose/fix the issue if it is still present. Since there haven't been any updates to the report in quite a long time now after we've requested additional information, we're assuming the problem is either no longer present in our current OS release, or that there is no longer any interest in tracking the problem. Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA", however if you still experience this problem after updating to our latest Fedora release and are still interested in Red Hat tracking the issue, and assisting in troubleshooting the problem, please feel free to provide the information requested above, and reopen the report. Thank you in advance.
Comment 4 Peter Dalgaard 2008-02-03 15:34:18 EST
This is still with us. Reproduction instructions are the same as 3 years ago: Multi_key c c works in xterm but not in gnome terminal (in my locale). (I don't know why this was "insufficient data" -- couldn't you just have tried???)
Comment 5 petrosyan 2008-02-03 17:00:48 EST
Which versions of Fedora and gnome-terminal are you using?
Comment 6 petrosyan 2008-02-03 17:02:49 EST
When I try to reproduce this bug in Fedora 8 I get the following: $ xmodmap -e 'keycode F12 = Multi_Key' xmodmap: commandline:1: bad keycode value xmodmap: 1 error encountered, aborting.
Comment 7 Peter Dalgaard 2008-02-03 18:14:11 EST
Sorry, that's Multi_key (lowercase k) This is Fedora 8, terminal 2.18.3 Notice that a good deal of other key combinations from /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose have gone missing as well
Comment 8 petrosyan 2008-02-03 18:48:03 EST
Ok. I can reproduce this bug now. To reproduce this bug first I had to run: xmodmap -e 'keysym F12 = Multi_key' (keysym instead of keycode). Then F12-a-e, works as expected, and F12-c-c does not work. I can confirm that it works in xterm, but does not work in any other gnome application (gnome-terminal, gedit).
Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 01:48:28 EST
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Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 01:51:37 EST
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.