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Re: Bug#26449 acknowledged by developer (libgtk1 should be compiled with -DX_LOCALE.)



On Thu, Sep 17, 1998 at 12:44:49PM -0700, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Changwoo" == Changwoo Ryu <cwryu@adam.kaist.ac.kr> writes:
> 
>     Changwoo> owner@bugs.debian.org (Debian Bug Tracking System)
>     Changwoo> writes:
>     >> The X packages have taken out the -DX_LOCALE define, so GTK+
>     >> should not be recompiled with it.
> 
>     Changwoo> You are wrong !!  Do you know what the -DX_LOCALE does ?
> 
>     Changwoo> When Xlib is compiled with -DX_LOCALE, X programs that
>     Changwoo> use locale should call _Xsetlocale(), instead of POSIX
>     Changwoo> setlocale().  So, GTK+'s gtk_set_locale() should call
>     Changwoo> _Xsetlocale().
> 
>     Changwoo> With this GTK+ package without -DX_LOCALE, I can never
>     Changwoo> see any Korean characters.  I can send an example to
>     Changwoo> you, if you want.
> 
> But Xlib is no longer compiled with -DX_LOCALE as of the latest Debian
> release. So GTK+ should not call _Xsetlocale(), but instead use GNU
> libc 2's locale support, as it does currently.

N.B., the latest Debian release was an update to hamm only, version
3.3.2.3-2.  The slink version has not yet been recompiled without
-DX_LOCALE.

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