Re: UTF-8 locale crashes X with some applications
in /etc/X11/gdm/locale.conf there is
also in /etc/locale.gen is
so de_DE.UTF-8@euro is a valid construction I guess...
Just to be sure I also tested with de_DE.UTF-8 locale with the same results.
Starting some applications crashes the Xserver so that I'm back at the gdm
prompt. One of the applications crashing the Xserver is xmms.
I already filed a bug against the xmms package (bug 247450) but there was no
Because this happens with quite some packages I'm not sure if I should file a
bug against each one or if this is a more general problem.
I'm running Debian testing (updated yesterday) with Gnome 2.4.
Zitiere Branden Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 09:13:23AM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> > Hello Branden,
> > just one question. I'm using de_DE.UTF-8@euro as LANG and LC_ALL.
> > there are a couple of applications which are crashing X when I start
> them with
> > these locale settings, like xmms.
> > Should I file a bug against every single application which crashes X
> or is this
> > an X bug?
> I'm not sure de_DE.UTF-8@euro is a valid or supported construction;
> locale using the UTF-8 character set will have a codepoint for the
> de_DE@euro is usually used to mean that the ISO 8859-15 codeset should
> be used instead of ISO 8859-1 (which is what plain de_DE implies).
> What exactly is crashing? The X *server* or just the client
> Please followup to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.