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Bug 1066910 - sr_RS@latin, sr_RS.UTF-8@latin: “locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C”
Summary: sr_RS@latin, sr_RS.UTF-8@latin: “locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C”
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libX11
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-02-19 10:25 UTC by Mike FABIAN
Modified: 2016-07-20 10:09 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-07-19 11:01:56 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
0002-add-be_BY.UTF-8-latin-and-sr_RS.UTF-8-latin-to-local.patch (deleted)
2014-02-19 11:24 UTC, Mike FABIAN
no flags Details | Diff
0001-fix-spelling-mistakes-in-ks_IN-and-sd_IN-devanagari-.patch (deleted)
2014-02-19 11:25 UTC, Mike FABIAN
no flags Details | Diff
0001-Fix-spelling-mistake-introduced-by-748d47e69f5c12d85.patch (deleted)
2015-04-20 16:02 UTC, Mike FABIAN
no flags Details | Diff

Description Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 10:25:28 UTC
glibc has these locales for Serbian in Latin script:

    $ locale -a | grep ^sr.*latin
    $ LC_ALL=sr_RS.UTF-8@latin locale charmap
    $ LC_ALL=sr_RS@latin locale charmap

Both UTF-8. But they are not supported by Xlib:

    $ LANG=sr_RS@latin xterm
    Warning: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
    $ LANG=sr_RS@latin xmms
    Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
    Message: device: default
    $ LANG=sr_RS.UTF-8@latin xterm
    Warning: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
    $ LANG=sr_RS.UTF-8@latin xmms
    Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
    Message: device: default

That causes the problem that the Serbian translations in Latin
script are not found when xmms is started like

    LANG=sr_RS.UTF-8@latin xmms

although such translations exist:

    $ rpm -ql xmms | grep sr@latin

(They were in a wrong sr@Latn directory but in
xmms-1.2.11-20.20071117cvs.fc20.x86_64 they are in the correct
directory now).

I will attach a patch for libX11 to fix this ...

Comment 1 Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 11:24:29 UTC
Created attachment 865038 [details]

Patch to fix the problem

Comment 2 Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 11:25:55 UTC
Created attachment 865040 [details]

Another patch to fix spelling mistakes in Indic devanagari locales.
These locales exist with different (correct) spelling in glibc,
if the glibc locales are used,  it does not work because of the typos
in the X11 locales.

Comment 3 Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 11:29:38 UTC
I built libX11 rpm package for Fedora 20 to test this and it works.

Comment 4 Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 18:00:21 UTC
I reported the be_BY.UTF-8 adn sr_RS.UTF-8 problem upstream as:

Comment 5 Mike FABIAN 2014-02-19 18:07:08 UTC
And I reported the spelling mistake in the devanagari locales here:

Comment 7 Mike FABIAN 2015-04-20 09:55:17 UTC
This problem still exists in Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-22_Beta-3.iso

Comment 8 James Cloos 2015-04-20 14:46:17 UTC
Mike's patch has been pushed upstream.

Comment 9 Mike FABIAN 2015-04-20 15:53:30 UTC
(In reply to James Cloos from comment #8)
> Mike's patch has been pushed upstream.

Ah, good, I see it in git master now! Thank you!

Comment 10 Mike FABIAN 2015-04-20 15:57:49 UTC
Oh, sorry, one hunk of my patch replaced one typo with another:

--- a/nls/locale.alias.pre
+++ b/nls/locale.alias.pre
@@ -982,9 +982,9 @@ rw_RW.ISO-8859-1:           rw_RW.ISO8859-1
 rw_RW.utf8:                 rw_RW.UTF-8
 sd:                                            sd_IN.UTF-8
 sd_IN.utf8:                                    sd_IN.UTF-8
-sd@devanagari:                                 sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
-sd_IN@devanagari:                              sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
-sd_IN@devanagari.utf8:                         sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
+sd@devanagari:                                 sd_INUTF-8@devanagari
+sd_IN@devanagari:                              sd_INUTF-8@devanagari
+sd_IN.utf8@devanagari:                         sd_INUTF-8@devanagari
 se_NO:                                         se_NO.UTF-8
 se_NO.utf8:                                    se_NO.UTF-8
 XCOMM sh was the old ISO code for Serbo-Croatian (now individual sr and hr).

The “.” is missing, it should be “sd_IN.UTF-8@devanagari”.


Comment 11 Mike FABIAN 2015-04-20 16:02:04 UTC
Created attachment 1016440 [details]

Fix the spelling mistake I introduced.

Comment 12 James Cloos 2015-04-20 19:57:31 UTC
I should have seen that when I reviewed it.  ☹

The spelling patch is pushed as d3415d1f052530760b4617db45affcb984cfe35c.

Comment 13 Fedora End Of Life 2015-05-29 10:58:41 UTC
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Comment 14 Mike FABIAN 2015-06-01 10:50:11 UTC
The fix is not yet in Fedora 22.

Comment 15 Mike FABIAN 2016-03-16 07:47:28 UTC
The fix is not yet in rawhide:

[mfabian@Fedora-Workstation-netinst-x86_6 locale]$ grep sd_IN locale.alias 
sd                                              sd_IN.UTF-8
sd_IN.utf8                                      sd_IN.UTF-8
sd@devanagari                                   sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
sd_IN@devanagari                                sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
sd_IN@devanagari.utf8                           sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
sd:                                             sd_IN.UTF-8
sd_IN.utf8:                                     sd_IN.UTF-8
sd@devanagari:                                  sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
sd_IN@devanagari:                               sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
sd_IN@devanagari.utf8:                          sd_IN@devanagari.UTF-8
[mfabian@Fedora-Workstation-netinst-x86_6 locale]$ cat /etc/fedora-release 
Fedora release 25 (Rawhide)
[mfabian@Fedora-Workstation-netinst-x86_6 locale]$

Comment 16 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 11:01:56 UTC
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

Comment 17 Mike FABIAN 2016-07-20 10:09:51 UTC
The fix is not yet in Fedora 24.

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