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Re: UTF-8 locale crashes X with some applications

On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 08:30 +0200, deblst@rothert.de wrote: 
> 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
> reaction.
> 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.

An X server crash is an X server bug. As this one apparently gets
triggered by certain locale settings, it's probably font related. The
usual workarounds for that are (not) using the freetype X server module
and (not) using a font server.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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