Bug#374640: gedit: freeze when XIM is used to input Japanese
osamu at debian.org
Sat Nov 25 18:39:43 UTC 2006
On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 12:53:37AM +0000, Wen-Yen Chuang wrote:
> Osamu Aoki wrote:
> >( I used modified im-switch configuration file in ~/.xinput.d/ )
> export LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8
> export XMODIFIERS=@im=gcin
> export GTK_IM_MODULE=xim
> gcin &
> gedit &
> It works well in my Sid desktop.
> Gcin's postinst script does not create
> en_US in /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d. I think that is why im-switch failed
> to boot gcin in en_US.UTF-8.
Well, close but not quite. Please apply patch supplied to gcin package
> Gcin's XIM mode supports en_US.UTF-8, but not en_US.ISO-8859-1, so I did
> not set it for im-switch. Gcin's XIM mode supports all zh_TW.* and all
> zh_CN.*, so I set them for im-switch.
Basically, im-switch is for the locale which support characters input
through XIM. It is not designed to prevent people to do stupid thing.
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