gnome2-2.9.91 and scim

Chen Lihong lihong.chen at
Fri Feb 25 10:00:16 PST 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 12:51 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
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>Chen Lihong wrote:
>| On Wed, 2005-02-23 at 22:01 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>|>On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 10:23 +0800, Chen Lihong wrote:
>|>>On Wed, 2005-02-23 at 21:03 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>|>>>On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 09:58 +0800, Chen Lihong wrote:
>|>>>>I just upgraded to gnome 2.9.91 see
>|>>>>But all gnome applications lost the input methods, in gnome 2.8
>|>>>>I can use scim to input non english characters. Not only scim
>|>>>>but also all built-in input method gone.
>|>>>>My locale is en_US.UTF-8. Now only the stardict can see the GTK2's
>|>>>>input methods.
>|>>>Please provide more details.  What revision of the
>|>>>script did you use to upgrade from 2.8 to 2.9?  What exactly are you
>|>>>doing?  What are the exact results you are getting?  What are the exact
>|>>>results you expect?  What version of FreeBSD?
>|>>My FreeBSD version is 6-CURRENT (kern.osreldate: 600014).
>|>>The gnome2 was upgraded from 2.8 to 2.9.
>|>>When in gnome 2.8, I use scim to input Chinese and Unicode symbol
>|>>characters. Press mouse right button on any GTK application's text area,
>|>>it will show a menu. The menu has [Input Methods >], move cursor to
>|>>there, it will show a sub-menu that has input methods like: [Default],
>|>>[Amharic (EZ+)]... [SCIM Input Method]...[X Input Method].
>|>>But in gnome 2.9, Only [Default] input method shown in all GTK
>|>>application except stardict (A gtk2 dictionary application).
>|>>So I think GTK2's input methods is fine, because stardict can use it.
>|>>The strange things is the stardict is the only application that can use
>|>>GTK2's input methods. All other applications can not use (Not only gnome
>|>>apps. but also gtk2 apps like gftp ...).
>|>This should be fixed now.
>| Hi! Joe,
>| 	After a long wait for redo upgrade procedure. I still can not use
>| GTK2's input methods.
>Make sure you've cvs'd gtk-2.6.2_1.  It works for me.
OK! I will try it. (My gtk is gtk-2.6.2 now).


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