testers wanted: problem with combining characters
mezz7 at cox.net
Tue Oct 10 09:35:11 PDT 2006
On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 09:45:42 -0500, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
> on 10/10/2006 16:40 Jeremy Messenger said the following:
>> On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 06:02:05 -0500, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua>
>>> I have the problem described in this bug report:
>>> There is a very simple test-case attached to this bug. Could you please
>>> verify if you have the same problem ?
>> Warning, I am a bit dumb on locale stuff. In the WindowsXP with
>> Word can display font correct with all of Bitstream Vera fonts (sans,
>> and serif), so might be bug somewhere in freetype, pango or else. I have
>> the same result with your screenshots for gtk2/pango.
> thank you for the reply. I verified that all QT applications on FreeBSD
> and X (and even xterm) are OK, only in GTK2 applications I see that
> BTW, what version of GTK2/pango/fontconfig do you have ?
I am using MC ports tree that have GNOME 2.16.1.
>> As for the gvim problem, you have to run it with UTF-8 in LANG set. Like
>> example, run 'LANG=en_US.UTF-8 gvim", "LANG=uk_UA.UTF-8 gvim" or other
>> locale will display correct unless you change the font to Bitstream Vera
>> Serif that will display reversed R a bit strange.
> I am not sure which problem you are trying to help me with :-)
> I already have LANG=uk_UA.UTF-8 and everything works well, except,
> again, for the issue with the combining character, which manifests
> itself differently from other GTK2 applications (mark is put at some
> other position).
I saw your two screenshots of gvim:
I don't get that when I ran 'LANG=uk_UA.UTF-8 gvim', which it displays
correct. Without set LANG, it shows mess up characters worst than your.
http://people.freebsd.org/~mezz/gvim-font.png (default setup of font, sans)
http://people.freebsd.org/~mezz/gvim-fonts.png (using three Bitstream
> Thank you again!
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