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Bug 82019

Summary: Different locales in gdm dialogs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Beta Reporter: Thomas Woerner <twoerner>
Component: gdmAssignee: Owen Taylor <otaylor>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Version: RC3CC: laroche
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Description Thomas Woerner 2003-01-16 13:57:07 UTC
Description of problem:

gdm has different locales for the dialog buttons:
  Language: Rinonci, I Va
  Session: Cancel, Ok
  Reboot: Neni, Oyi

The system locale is en_US.UTF-8

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install with locate en_US
2. Set init to 5
3. Click on Language, Session and Reboot
Actual results:

Different Languages

Expected results:

English Text

Comment 1 Owen Taylor 2003-01-16 21:14:47 UTC
Taking GDM target/blockers.

Comment 2 Owen Taylor 2003-01-17 00:03:34 UTC
I've never seen this on 4-5 installs in the last week or so, and nobody
else has reported it either. Do you have any idea about what is _different_
about your install? Are you still seeing it?

Comment 3 Owen Taylor 2003-01-20 21:54:47 UTC
Need hints on reproduction.

Comment 4 Thomas Woerner 2003-01-21 09:54:32 UTC
I have installed the beta4 (en_US) with german keyboard layout and have upgraded
to the last packages from beehive.

$ cat /etc/sysconfig/i18n

Comment 5 Florian La Roche 2003-02-02 11:09:05 UTC
I've also seen this on several installations now. The language selection
displays the yes/no in some unusual language and it happened with some
other dialogs, too.


Florian La Roche

Comment 6 Owen Taylor 2003-02-03 17:32:19 UTC
OK, it turns out this is reproducible by putting LC_COLLATE=C in 
/etc/sysconfig/i18n. No idea yet _why_ that would be the case.

Comment 7 Owen Taylor 2003-02-03 19:24:24 UTC
Filed upstream with explanation and fix as:

Will build a new GDM with a patch.

Comment 8 Owen Taylor 2003-02-03 20:24:37 UTC fixes the problem for me.