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bug #61556: Language setting not always respected on macOS

Submitter:  Pierre Ossman <cendossm>
Submitted:  Thu 25 Nov 2021 12:10:10 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  End-user / runtime Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fix Released
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  haible
Open/Closed:  Closed

Sun 26 Dec 2021 09:08:44 AM UTC, comment #1: 

This bug was fixed on 2018-09-16
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gettext.git;a=commitdiff;h=aeab87f30d60f17817477901672bcd20083ea2a3

The fix is contained in GNU gettext 0.20.2 and 0.21.

Bruno Haible <haible>
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Thu 25 Nov 2021 12:10:10 PM UTC, original submission:  

There is some bug in the macOS code that makes it pick the wrong language if multiple languages are configured. The observed behaviour seems to be that the first non-English language is picked. The proper behaviour should of course be that English is picked if that is the user's first choice.

Note that this situation can easily happen as macOS will install extra languages automatically when new keyboard layouts are added.

Some downstream bugs:

https://www.cendio.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7167
https://github.com/TigerVNC/tigervnc/issues/1381

Pierre Ossman <cendossm>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2023-01-04 haible StatusFixed Fix Released
    2021-12-26 haible StatusNone Fixed
        Assigned toNone haible
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