Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 415541
[bn_IN][oowriter] - bn_IN text not visible with "DejaVu LGC Sans Mono" selected
Last modified: 2008-01-11 17:14:52 EST
Description of problem:
Bengali text not visible, until lohit fonts not selected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open any bn_IN content oowriter in bn_IN locale
2. Observe the result
Text not visible if not selected lohit fonts
Text should be atleast visible
Screenshots will be attached once soon QE reproduces it, setting up the
environment. For now this bug has been filed depending on the LMs report during
One Test Event.
It all works fine for me in F8 as far as I can see, so I'm going to need to see
these screenshots and a how to reproduce and possibly the output of fc-list, and
the output of echo $LANG otherwise I'm going to close this as worksforme.
Ok, Let me explain pls. The fine tuned steps are as follows :-
1. Open oowriter in en_US locale
2. Copy and Paste the content of following URL there in oowriter.
(Follow the bn_IN locale content and paste it in oowriter)
3. Observe the result
4. Comment :- As when oowriter is opened in en_US locale, it takes Liberation
Serif font by default. So the problem will be traced easily if oowriter is
opened in en_US locale. But even if it is opened in bn_IN locale, and after
following the step 2, if the content is selected and the font is changed to
Liberation (serif, sans or mono), the result will be shown as the same as en_US.
I think Liberation font is not able to handle the Indic locale to show. I
checked with Chinese contents, its showing OK.
Its not as simple as that. e.g. Copying the bn text from the above test case and
Ctrl + Shift + V and paste as unformatted text, this will likely work. Or paste
as normal, select the text and change the font to "random".
i.e. "DejaVu LGC Sans Mono" seems to be the problem, somehow either claiming to
support the glyphs or icu is handling it differently for some specific reason
what the hell, where did "notabug" come from
Please test the F-8 proposed update package for me at:
I tested this bug with the proposed updated package for libicu and icu, URL
given in above comment.
This bug is fixed here in this proposed version.
Version of the Component Tested :-
icu-3.8-4.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update icu'
The same version is already tested and the result is commented on #7. For any
further test, pls inform. I think, this bug can be closed for now. Will do it!
This bug is fixed in the proposed version. Tested. Closing it now. For Complete
Test Report, please have a look on Comment #7 in this bug.
icu-3.8-4.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.