Re: Broken applications: Could we be honest?
Thanks very much. See below.
On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 02:54:14PM -0500, Ozzy Lash wrote:
> On 7/12/06, Art Edwards <email@example.com> wrote:
> >The point is that they do not work exactly fine. For ddd, the console at
> >the bottom is dead.
> >The keyboard fails. For grace(xmgrace) the same symptom is present in all
> >text boxes. This appears to be a pretty general problem because the same
> >is true for
> >Fedora Core 5, but not for Fedora Core 4. I have compiled xmgrace from
> >sources and
> >I have the same problem. I have done some looking and this problem surfaced
> >several years ago on a cygwin list.
> >Just for the record, when I invoke xmgrace from the command line, I
> >receive many errors like this:
> >Warning: String to TranslationTable conversion encountered errors
> >Warning: translation table syntax error: Unknown keysym name: osfHelp
> >I get exactly the same set from ddd. Again, this is true for AMD64 for
> >both Debian and for Fedora Core 5.
> >Art Edwards
> I did a google search for "Warning: String to TranslationTable
> conversion encountered errors" and found this link:
> With the following suggestion:
> The answer is:
> export XKEYSYMDB=/usr/share/X11/XKeysymDB
This was, indeed, the problem. It arose because my .cshrc file pointed to an
older place (/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XKeysymDB).
> This is also needed to get the grace package to work right on Breezy, BTW.
> Hope this helps
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