Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164911
support of cyrillic in gtk+ 1.2.x is broken in xorg-x11-6.8.2
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:19 EST
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):
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
You'll see mesh in place of cyrillic characters
Cyrillic characters must be there
100% reproduceable. Downgrade to original rhel4 xorg-x11 6.8.1 fixes this problem.
Created attachment 117364 [details]
file open form in xorg-x11-6.8.1
Created attachment 117365 [details]
mesh in xorg-x11-6.8.2
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Thanks in advance.
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
Sorry, it should be
See also https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4366
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.