Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 107696
gkrellm text scrambled by default in Japanese environment
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:32 EST
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Description of problem:
When user run gkrellm after fresh install,
it shows scrambled text.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run gkrellm with ja_JP.UTF-8 locale
Actual Results: Scrambled text
Expected Results: Readable Japanese text
User must be able to see correct Japanese text
without any special font settings or operation knowledge.
Created attachment 95378 [details]
gkrellm uses gtk1, by any chance?
No, it uses gtk2. Hm.
gkrellm still has gtk 1.2 style XLFD setting dialog, so it is supposed to
using gdk_font_load/gdk_fontset_load code inside, and not well ported to
Still not fixed in Fedora Core 2 test1
*** Bug 57012 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Please try gkrellm-2.2.0-1 from rawhide tomorrow. It now uses pango
to render text, so this should theoretically be fixed. CLOSE or
REOPEN after you have tested.
The upstream source code works for me.
date format is still wrong but this is another issue
Confirmed with gkrellm-2.2.0-1.