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Last Comment Bug 7822 - [PP]support the locale in menus on Linux
: [PP]support the locale in menus on Linux
Checked in a fix
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Layout: Form Controls (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: x86 Linux
: P3 normal (vote)
: M7
Assigned To: Erik van der Poel
: chjung
: Jet Villegas (:jet)
: 6542 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 1999-06-08 19:34 PDT by Erik van der Poel
Modified: 2005-03-17 13:34 PST (History)
2 users (show)
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Description Erik van der Poel 1999-06-08 19:34:23 PDT
As a first step towards fully multilingual menus on Linux, we need to support
the current locale by converting Unicode to the locale encoding before passing
the strings to the menu items.
Comment 1 Erik van der Poel 1999-06-12 14:18:59 PDT
I checked in a fix. To test this, you will need to set the locale on your Unix
box before invoking apprunner. For example:

  setenv LANG ja_JP.ujis

On RedHat 5.2, you also need the following RPMs installed:


To use these, you also need to set the following:

  setenv LD_PRELOAD /lib/

Sorry, but that's the current state of affairs on RedHat 5.2, our reference
Comment 2 Teruko Kobayashi 1999-06-14 10:14:59 PDT
Changed QA contact to
Comment 3 chjung 1999-06-15 16:58:59 PDT
Change QA contact to myself.
This bug fix works fine for normal menu labels.
But the other menu labels which have sub-menus,
still display dot characters "." instead of Japanese characters.
I verified it on M7-06-15-08.
Therefore, I'll reopen this bug for remain issue.
Comment 4 Erik van der Poel 1999-06-16 09:46:59 PDT
*** Bug 6542 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 chjung 1999-06-16 12:26:59 PDT
I verified the bug fix with M7-06-16-99-08
It worked fine.
Great job, Erik.
Comment 6 leger 1999-06-21 17:41:59 PDT
Moving all Widget Set bugs, past and present, to new HTML Form Controls
component per request from karnaze.  Widget Set component will be retired

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