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Re: UTF-8 locale crashes X with some applications

Just checked, while running the freetype module and xfs-xtt I can start xmms
whithout a problem.

But if I run xfstt xmms crashes the Xserver instantly.

Shall I file a bugreport against xfstt?


Zitiere Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org>:

> 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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