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Bug#520509: libx11-data: Thai XIM not turned on by default due to excessive Compose files

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 9:41 PM, Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 20:16 +0700, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
>> Surely this is not the correct fix. The Compose files do not belong here, and
>> the above bugs should be fixed instead.
> The problem is, nobody upstream seems comfortable with XIM, so
> developers are hesitant to apply patches to that part of the code, for
> fear of breaking stuff...

Oh, no. So, how can we do? Could we patch Debian?

Note that I've been maintaining local libx11 debs for Thai users for
some time here:


And it's not fun at all to catch up with every debian update..

And for Ubuntu, the patches have been applied since intrepid
(LP #273856). My OpenSUSE friend has also tested it, as reported
in the upstream bugs.

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan

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