Bug 164911 - support of cyrillic in gtk+ 1.2.x is broken in xorg-x11-6.8.2
support of cyrillic in gtk+ 1.2.x is broken in xorg-x11-6.8.2
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Blocks: Russian
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Reported: 2005-08-02 11:55 EDT by Leonid Kanter
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-27 21:56:43 EDT
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file open form in xorg-x11-6.8.1 (4.54 KB, image/png)
2005-08-02 11:55 EDT, Leonid Kanter
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mesh in xorg-x11-6.8.2 (18.88 KB, image/png)
2005-08-02 11:56 EDT, Leonid Kanter
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Description Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 11:55:06 EDT
Description of problem:

gtk+-based applications are unable to display cyrillic in xorg-x11 6.8.2
environment. With 6.8.1 everything was OK.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. set locale to ru_RU.UTF-8
2. install any gtk+ based application (for example, xmms or nero-linux)
3. Try to open file
Actual results:

You'll see mesh in place of cyrillic characters

Expected results:

Cyrillic characters must be there

Additional info:

100% reproduceable. Downgrade to original rhel4 xorg-x11 6.8.1 fixes this problem.
Comment 1 Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 11:55:06 EDT
Created attachment 117364 [details]
file open form in xorg-x11-6.8.1
Comment 2 Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 11:56:40 EDT
Created attachment 117365 [details]
mesh in xorg-x11-6.8.2
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2005-08-30 10:01:48 EDT
For official Red Hat Enterprise Linux support, please log into the Red Hat
support website at http://www.redhat.com/support and file a support ticket,
or alternatively contact Red Hat Global Support Services at 1-888-RED-HAT1
to speak directly with a support associate and escalate an issue.

A Red Hat support rep will assist you in determining wether this is a
configuration problem or a real bug, and then gather the necessary
details needed to help diagnose the problem.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 4 Leonid Kanter 2005-09-06 09:16:19 EDT
I think I have enough skills to determine wether this is a configuration problem
or not (see

Actually the problem is in following file:


If you take this file from xorg-x11-libs-6.8.1-23.EL.i386.rpm and overwrite new
file with it, everything will be OK.

See also https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=164911
Comment 5 Leonid Kanter 2005-09-06 09:24:38 EDT
Sorry, it should be
See also https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4366
Comment 6 Mike A. Harris 2005-09-27 21:56:43 EDT
Thanks, I've carboned myself on the upstream bug for tracking.  Once
upstream agrees upon a fix for the issue, and it's committed to CVS,
we'll review it again and consider including the official upstream
fix in a future update.

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