Commit 3156909f authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert
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Update Solaris 2.6 and 7 problems.

parent 2ab98065
1999-11-30 Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com>
* PROBLEMS: Update Solaris 2.6 and 7 problems.
1999-11-22 Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com>
* NEWS: Rename messages-locale to system-messages-locale
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......@@ -11,8 +11,9 @@ the same version of GCC, and telling us whether that fixes the problem.
* On Solaris 7, Emacs gets a segmentation fault when starting up using X.
This results from Sun patch 107058-01 (SunOS 5.7: Patch for
assembler), if you use GCC (version 2.7 or 2.8, at least). To work
around it, either uninstall the patch, or install the GNU Binutils.
assembler) if you use GCC version 2.7 or later.
To work around it, either install patch 106950-03 or later,
or uninstall patch 107058-01, or install the GNU Binutils.
Then recompile Emacs, and it should work.
* With X11R6.4, public-patch-3, Emacs crashes at startup.
......@@ -53,14 +54,6 @@ Reportedly this patch in X fixes the problem.
return ret;
* On Solaris 2.7, the Compose key does not work *except* when the
system is quite heavily loaded.
This is a bug in Motif in Solaris. Supposedly it has been fixed for
the next major release of Solaris. However, if someone with Sun
support complains to Sun about the bug, they may release a patch for
Solaris 2.7. If you do this, mention Sun bug #4188711.
* Emacs crashes on Irix 6.5 on the SGI R10K, when compiled with GCC.
This seems to be fixed in GCC 2.95.
......@@ -349,7 +342,12 @@ On Solaris 2.6, Emacs is said to work with Motif when Solaris patch
105284-12 is installed, but fail when 105284-15 is installed.
105284-18 might fix it again.
* On Solaris 2.6, the Compose key does not work.
* On Solaris 2.6 and 7, the Compose key does not work.
This is a bug in Motif in Solaris. Supposedly it has been fixed for
the next major release of Solaris. However, if someone with Sun
support complains to Sun about the bug, they may release a patch.
If you do this, mention Sun bug #4188711.
One workaround is to use a locale that allows non-ASCII characters.
For example, before invoking emacs, set the LC_ALL environment
......@@ -357,11 +355,9 @@ variable to "en_US" (American English). The directory /usr/lib/locale
lists the supported locales; any locale other than "C" or "POSIX"
should do.
pen@lysator.liu.se says (Feb 1998) that this is a bug in the Solaris
2.6 X libraries, and that the Compose key does work if you link with
the MIT X11 libraries instead.
Sun has accepted this as a bug; see Sun bug 4188711.
pen@lysator.liu.se says (Feb 1998) that the Compose key does work
if you link with the MIT X11 libraries instead of the Solaris X11
libraries.
* Emacs does not know your host's fully-qualified domain name.
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