User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031016 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031016 When writing japanese using kinput2 -canna, the pre-edit window usually dissapears (crashes?) after editing a few lines of text. The only way to bring back japanese input has been to restart the browser. I have not been able to isolate a specific action that causes this, but I have so far not been able to enter + 150 characters in one editing session without this happening. Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1. LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 XMODIFIERS=@im=kinput2 mozilla 2. Write some text in japanese in a text area Actual Results: Browser runs with XIM / kinput2 -canna support. Japanese input seems to crash, and from that point on no input to the text area in question can be done. Expected Results: Entering japanese text should have been possible as long as XIM was invoked.
You need to identify very precisely what distribution and what version of kinput2/canna you are using. Did you try to recompile Mozilla locally, or to use some older version to see if it's a regression ? Many users are happily using Mozilla to enter japanese characters, so the problem is something very specific to your installation. Or a bad regression.
You should test too : export LC_ALL=ja_JP and export LC_ALL=ja_JP.eucJP to see if there's any difference.
As for my installation (RH9): Canna-3.6-12 Canna-libs-3.6-12 kinput2-canna-wnn6-v3.1-4 mozilla-1.5-1 (Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031016) I got the mozilla binaries RPMs for rh9 through yum at: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/yum/SeaMonkey/releases/current/redhat/ As suggested,I have tried different combinations of below, however all have reproduced the bug (freeze of input). #! /bin/bash # my first post: # LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 XMODIFIERS=@im=kinput2 mozilla # # tried before posting this post: # export LC_ALL=ja_JP # export LANG=ja_JP # export LC_ALL=ja_JP.eucJP # XMODIFIERS=@im=kinput2 mozilla // I had no problems with mozilla 1.2.1 (before upgrading)
I have been able to work around this bug in the sense of (successfuly entering japansese charcters into mozilla) by using UIM and Anthy for japanese. Work-around: # .xsession # Lets use anthy for ja input GTK_IM_MODULE=uim-anthy export GTK_IM_MODULE XMODIFIERS="@im=uim-anthy" export XMODIFIERS This work around keeps me from entering swedish umlauts (å,ä,ö) since default input is now through anthy and seems not be supported. The I first bug I submitted above seems to be kinput2 / canna related. May I suggest the addition of gtk.immodules support in mozilla? It would give access to more than one input method per session. # more on anthy and input method: http://anthy.dyndns.info/
see bug 164793 for gtk2 input module support.
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