Subject: Re: GTK+/GLib and i18n
To: Eric Jacoboni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 08/13/2002 00:10:10
Eric Jacoboni wrote:
> Yes, all menu items with diacritics are nuked...
> Jaromir> If yes, it's probably gtk_button_new_with_label() (et. al) which
> Jaromir> is to blame.
> It's seems related to NetBSD locales as FreeBSD and Linux (i don't
> have tried OpenBSD) have not this problem...
So, I've tracked this down. Seems like the gtk supplement for
wide character routines is buggy. When I compile gtk with
configure arg --with-native-locale, it displays national characters
correctly (well, module font issues in my (iso-8859-2) case for gaim).
Guess what: FreeBSD gtk port _is_ compiled with option --with-native-locale
too, and I guess that Linux packages too.
RCS file: /cvsroot/pkgsrc/x11/gtk/Makefile,v
retrieving revision 1.70
diff -u -p -r1.70 Makefile
--- Makefile 2002/07/03 03:24:49 1.70
+++ Makefile 2002/08/12 22:05:16
@@ -22,8 +22,8 @@ USE_X11BASE= yes
-CONFIGURE_ARGS+= --with-xinput=xfree \
+CONFIGURE_ARGS+= --with-xinput=xfree --with-native-locale=yes \
INFO_FILES= gdk.info gtk.info
I'll send a PR with this problem, so hopefully the NetBSD package
would be fixed shortly.
Wouldn't have imagined this would be as simple :)
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/
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