Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 251878
SCIM cannot leave message with gnome-screensaver
Last modified: 2008-07-08 02:28:15 EDT
Description of problem:
I think there will be a lot of users want to be able to input utf-8 fonts into
the "leave messages" when x-window is locked.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
So what happens right now? If you try to activate SCIM it doesn't work?
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The SCIM cannot be actived after the screen being locked. So if trying to input
some "leave messages", you only can input english I think.
But it's just a "be blessed with a double portion of good fortune" I think. So, if
this can be implemented, it will be good. If cannot, it's not bad.
Still a problem for gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-10.fc8: only English input is
Not an easy fix, I fear. Most likely the problem is that scim's window doesn't
get raised over the screensaver window. Fixing this may need changes to the
Hmm I tested with uim and that works fine.
So looks like this is a scim issue.
note we don't use the screensaver extension...
It seems that gtk_im_context doesn't receive key events from the GtkTextView. I
don't know what's the different between screensaver and normal gtk applications.
Created attachment 296304 [details]
Patch from Wu Peng.
hi, here is a patch from Wu Peng. phuang, can you help me to verify and test
Please set environment variable:
I just tested the patch with scim-bridge & scim im module. It can not fix this
I checked the code of im-scim im module. It seems that gnome-screensaver does
not set right focused widget to im context.
Created attachment 296315 [details]
Patch for scim-bridge
Created attachment 296317 [details]
Patch for scim
Nice. Can phuang check it again?
I tested the patches. scim can work now.
Thanks Wu Peng.
scim was fixed in version 1.4.7-15.
Also fixed scim-bridge in version 0.4.15-1.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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