[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#725379: Bug#725379: Bug#725379: ibus-el: cannot switch ibus on

Toni Mueller support at oeko.net
Sat Oct 5 23:11:01 UTC 2013


On Sat, Oct 05, 2013 at 09:17:38PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 05, 2013 at 12:10:19AM +0200, Toni Mueller wrote:
> > I have assigned Ctrl-. to toggle my input method(s), as I figured that
> > almost no program so far seems to use this combination, and it is always
> > available.
> Do you think it will help to mention this as a part of README.Debian?

maybe, but I am not really sure that no other program uses this key
combination. But feel free to mention whatever you find useful.

> Since python binding change happened with ibus 1.4->1.5, there may be some
> fundamental problem.

So, where else in that stack should I look?

$ dpkg -l|grep -c ibus

> > You should be able to get this version from snapshots.debian.org. If it
> > works, then you know that the bug was introduced somewhere between my
> > and your version of ibus-el.
> Yah ... that is one way to fix this problem locally for you.

Bisecting this way may be the easiest thing to try.

> I also appreciate if you can provide patch to fix issues and updates of
> README.Debian.

I am using ibus only as a stop-gap measure, because currently, no other
method works (see #723686). So don't hang your hopes too high.

Kind regards,

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