[Pkg-ime-devel] im-switch or m17n-env?

Osamu Aoki osamu at debian.org
Wed Sep 14 12:48:54 UTC 2005

On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 05:19:56PM +0800, Andrew Lee wrote:
> Dear folks,
> I have found a probelm on im-switch and m17n-env.
> My locale is en_US.UTF-8, scim used to works fine with m17n-env, but
> after I upgrade scim-anthy, it won't work anymore.
> After investigating, the new scim-anthy package depends on im-switch,
> so after I upgrade scim-anthy, it installed im-switch automaticly for
> me and then im-switch breaks m17n-env's settings.
> And then I try to use im-switch to choose input method, but it shows:
> # im-switch -l
> No alternatives defined for language en_US
> =======================================================
> The following languages have been configured to use input methods:
> ja_JP
> Seems im-switch only works for ja_JP, but scim is not restricted on
> specific language, this cause a problem for non ja_JP user who wants
> to use scim-anthy.
> What should we do to prevent this?

Well, quick user fix has been proposed.  

I think next step is to make m17n-env to use im-switch infrastructure so they work smoothly.  That is my action item.


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