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Bug 68728 - problems with newt-based applications in utf-8
problems with newt-based applications in utf-8
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: newt (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Aaron Brown
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Blocks: 67218 79579
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Reported: 2002-07-12 18:00 EDT by Leonid Kanter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-27 13:48:55 EST
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mouseconfig in gnome-terminal (the same on text console) (47.96 KB, image/png)
2002-07-12 18:02 EDT, Leonid Kanter
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Description Leonid Kanter 2002-07-12 18:00:52 EDT
Description of Problem:

newt is unable to calculate widget size if locale charmap is utf-8 and
non-english interface (2-byte characters) is in use

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How Reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. set LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8
2. start mouseconfig

Actual Results:

display is broken

Expected Results:

must look like in ru_RU.KOI8-R (RHL 7.3)
Comment 1 Leonid Kanter 2002-07-12 18:02:08 EDT
Created attachment 65188 [details]
mouseconfig in gnome-terminal (the same on text console)
Comment 2 Leonid Kanter 2002-07-12 18:05:45 EDT
as you see, newt reserves dual space for strings on buttons (it counts bytes,
not characters) and for items in list. As a result, upper list widget doesn't
fit terminal size.
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2002-12-27 13:48:55 EST
Fixed in phoebe

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