X application crush in korean environment. Korean environment is 'LANG=ko'.

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Sat Dec 18 17:20:00 GMT 2004

On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, KuYa White wrote:

> I'm a newbie and korean. A few days ago, I installed cygwin and cygwin-xfree
> package. And then, I changed locale 'LANG=ko' for korean. Simply, I executed
> xterm.
> LANG=ko xterm -e vim
> I executed vim to write a document in xterm. When I tried to type any key in
> vim, xterm was closed with 'Segmentation fault (core dumped)' message. Even if
> I would listen music with xmms. Xmms was closed with 'Segmentation fault' message.
> I tested other language environment. below japanese.
> LANG=ja xterm -e vim
> It works fine.
> I don't know what is problem. Is there anybody that saw like this?

I suspect newlib doesn't support that locale.  Here's what I read on


This is a minimal implementation, supporting only the required "C" value 
for locale; strings representing other locales are not honored unless 
MB_CAPABLE is defined in which case three new extensions are allowed for 
"C-ISO-8859-1". ("" is also accepted; it represents the default locale for 
an implementation, here equivalent to "C".)

Thomas E. Dickey

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