Bug 450979

Summary: encoding_mark_active: assertion failed: (key == encoding->charset)
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Lennart Poettering <lpoetter>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Lennart Poettering 2008-06-11 21:27:19 EDT
gnome-terminal crashes immediately on startup:

** ERROR:(encoding.c:267):encoding_mark_active: assertion failed: (key ==

Sounds like a locale/charset issue to me, so here are my locale settings:


Newest Rawhide, gnome-terminal-
Comment 1 Lennart Poettering 2008-06-15 09:02:55 EDT
BTW, this seems indeed to be related to locale stuff. If I set LANG to
de_DE.UTF-8 everything works fine. You can probably easily reproduce this bug.
make sure g-t is not running and then start from xterm or so g-t like this:

$ LANG=de_DE@euro gnome-terminal
** ERROR:(encoding.c:267):encoding_mark_active: assertion failed: (key ==
Comment 2 John Poelstra 2008-07-04 00:09:54 EDT
Comment 3 Behdad Esfahbod 2008-07-04 14:18:22 EDT
WorksForMe.  Guess a bad setting left in gconf or something...
Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2008-07-08 12:18:06 EDT
should be fixed in