Bug 243973 - ja menubar font/encoding problem
ja menubar font/encoding problem
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xemacs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
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Reported: 2007-06-13 01:36 EDT by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-19 03:37:52 EDT
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Description Jens Petersen 2007-06-13 01:36:15 EDT
Description of problem:
If the latest xemacs in fedora devel is run in ja_JP.UTF-8
the menubar is full of boxes and garbage.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xemacs-packages-extra-20070427-1.fc8

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 xemacs
  
Actual results:
Menubar is has many corrupted characters.

Expected results:
Menubar to disable normally (in English or Japanese)

Additional info:
In F7 the menu displays normally in English.

With LANG set to ja_JP (or equivalently ja_JP.eucJP) the menubar
displays correctly in Japanese (though it is not 100% translated),
so it is probably a font/encoding problem.  Maybe a Japanese unicode
bitmap font is required to display it correctly in ja_JP.UTF-8?

If it is hard to fix then I think just reverting to the English menu would
be better.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2007-06-14 16:38:03 EDT
Curiously, on F7 x86_64 with 21.5.28-2.fc7, the menu bar with LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8
is garbage for me no matter if xemacs-packages-extra-20061221-1.fc7 or
20070427-1.fc8 from Rawhide is installed.

Are you running 21.5.28 on both F-7 and Rawhide?  See also bug 145931, perhaps
related?  But then again, we now do build with xfontset support, dunno if
--without-xfs would make any difference.
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-06-14 21:48:57 EDT
No, I was still running xemacs-21.5.27-8.fc7.x86_64.
You're quite right I see it also with xemacs-21.5.28-2.fc7.x86_64.
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2007-09-19 03:37:52 EDT
With xemacs the menubar is now in English which I think is fine
for most users.

xemacs-21.5.28-5.fc8

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