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FS#69995 - [emacs] can't work with fcitx or fcitx5 under xfce4

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gao Tianpo (DavidGao) - Monday, 15 March 2021, 15:26 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Monday, 15 March 2021, 16:11 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jürgen Hötzel (juergen)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



When I set my locale to en_US.utf8, I can't use fcitx with Emacs.
And I found it can work on OpenSUSE.
Please consider path the xfns.c in Emacs to resolve this old bug.

Additional info:
* package version is emacs 27.1-3
* Please refer this and

Steps to reproduce:
Login Xfce4 with en_US.utf8 and install fcitx or fcitx5, fcitx-pinyin or fcitx-chinese-addons and emacs.
Open emacs from the menu, and open any file, then press C-SPC, it can't switch to Chinese input method.
This task depends upon

Comment by Jürgen Hötzel (juergen) - Friday, 26 March 2021, 17:14 GMT
Would you mind to check if this is still an issue in 27.2-1 (just released)
Comment by Gao Tianpo (DavidGao) - Tuesday, 06 April 2021, 11:14 GMT
Dear author
It can work now.
David Gao