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Bug 164911 - support of cyrillic in gtk+ 1.2.x is broken in xorg-x11-6.8.2
Summary: support of cyrillic in gtk+ 1.2.x is broken in xorg-x11-6.8.2
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: Russian
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-08-02 15:55 UTC by Leonid Kanter
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-09-28 01:56:43 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
file open form in xorg-x11-6.8.1 (deleted)
2005-08-02 15:55 UTC, Leonid Kanter
no flags Details
mesh in xorg-x11-6.8.2 (deleted)
2005-08-02 15:56 UTC, Leonid Kanter
no flags Details

Description Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 15:55:06 UTC
Description of problem:

gtk+-based applications are unable to display cyrillic in xorg-x11 6.8.2
environment. With 6.8.1 everything was OK.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. set locale to ru_RU.UTF-8
2. install any gtk+ based application (for example, xmms or nero-linux)
3. Try to open file
Actual results:

You'll see mesh in place of cyrillic characters

Expected results:

Cyrillic characters must be there

Additional info:

100% reproduceable. Downgrade to original rhel4 xorg-x11 6.8.1 fixes this problem.

Comment 1 Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 15:55:06 UTC
Created attachment 117364 [details]
file open form in xorg-x11-6.8.1

Comment 2 Leonid Kanter 2005-08-02 15:56:40 UTC
Created attachment 117365 [details]
mesh in xorg-x11-6.8.2

Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2005-08-30 14:01:48 UTC
For official Red Hat Enterprise Linux support, please log into the Red Hat
support website at and file a support ticket,
or alternatively contact Red Hat Global Support Services at 1-888-RED-HAT1
to speak directly with a support associate and escalate an issue.

A Red Hat support rep will assist you in determining wether this is a
configuration problem or a real bug, and then gather the necessary
details needed to help diagnose the problem.

Thanks in advance.

Comment 4 Leonid Kanter 2005-09-06 13:16:19 UTC
I think I have enough skills to determine wether this is a configuration problem
or not (see

Actually the problem is in following file:


If you take this file from xorg-x11-libs-6.8.1-23.EL.i386.rpm and overwrite new
file with it, everything will be OK.

See also

Comment 5 Leonid Kanter 2005-09-06 13:24:38 UTC
Sorry, it should be
See also

Comment 6 Mike A. Harris 2005-09-28 01:56:43 UTC
Thanks, I've carboned myself on the upstream bug for tracking.  Once
upstream agrees upon a fix for the issue, and it's committed to CVS,
we'll review it again and consider including the official upstream
fix in a future update.

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