Bug 24911 - Netscape can't be started up in Japanese mode
Summary: Netscape can't be started up in Japanese mode
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Whiteboard: Florence Gold
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-01-25 04:44 UTC by Bill Huang
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:18 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-02-06 00:15:31 UTC

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Description Bill Huang 2001-01-25 04:44:51 UTC
Install qa0124.0 everything in NFS GUI mode,selecting Japanese installar
and Japanese default enviroment.Reboot the system,Japanese netscape exit
abnormally after confirmed.

[redhat@japan3 redhat]$ netscape
/sbin/pidof: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/netscape/ns_bogus_locale.so: undefined symbol:
mkdir: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/netscape/ns_bogus_locale.so: undefined symbol:
touch: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/netscape/ns_bogus_locale.so: undefined symbol:
sed: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/netscape/ns_bogus_locale.so: undefined symbol:
sleep: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/netscape/ns_bogus_locale.so: undefined symbol:
bus error(core dumped)
[redhat@japan3 redhat]$

But,if run LANG=C netscape,English netsacpe can be properly started up.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-25 05:23:17 UTC
I get the same errors, but netscape runs OK (and displays Japanese

The errors come from unconditionally setting LD_PRELOAD; we need
to only do that when running the netscape binary itself. That will
be fixed in netscape-common-4.76-6.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-29 03:19:19 UTC
I tried an everything install of beta3, and this worked for me.
Please reopen if this persists with the final beta3.

Comment 3 Eido Inoue 2001-01-29 03:32:05 UTC
You are running in Japanese mode, yes? I've seen two (Nakai and Bill's) machines
fail with beta3, as well as my own install of beta-3.

Bill (Huang) can show you a beta-3 tomorrow that fails.

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-29 16:51:40 UTC
Aha, I managed to reproduce it. It doesn't like kinput2; if I unset
XMODIFIERS, it starts fine.

Of course, that may not be the best solution, but I'm not sure how
else to fix it.

Comment 5 Bill Huang 2001-01-29 16:56:31 UTC
Certainly,I can show the failure.

Comment 6 Glen Foster 2001-01-30 00:06:19 UTC
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Florence Gold release

Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-02 20:34:20 UTC
It's segfaulting in the Xim code.

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x089161c7 in _XmImRedisplay () at eval.c:41
eval.c: No such file or directory.
	in eval.c

Unfortunately, I don't know squat about Xim to know whether this is 
an X bug, a bug in how Netscape uses Xim, or a kinput2 bug.

Comment 8 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-02 23:39:05 UTC
Whoops, that's not the Xim library, that's netscape's statically
linked motif goop. Fun.

Comment 9 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-06 00:15:26 UTC
OK, if we switch back to using -irix-session-management, instead of
-session-management, it starts working again.

I love debugging binary-only crap software. Really.

Fixed in 4.76-8.

Comment 10 Bill Huang 2001-02-13 01:00:49 UTC
Fied and verified.

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