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Bug 82019 - Different locales in gdm dialogs
Summary: Different locales in gdm dialogs
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm
Version: RC3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Mike McLean
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks: 79578
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-01-16 13:57 UTC by Thomas Woerner
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-03 20:24:37 UTC


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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):

gdm-2.4.1.0-1

How reproducible:

always

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
LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
SUPPORTED="en_US.UTF-8:en_US:en"
SYSFONT="latarcyrheb-sun16"
LC_COLLATE=C


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.

greetings,

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:

 http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=105145

Will build a new GDM with a patch.


Comment 8 Owen Taylor 2003-02-03 20:24:37 UTC
2.4.1.1-4 fixes the problem for me.



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