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Recommended update for scim

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for scim SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b3ebf86bf8f7be1549f1acd699818ac6)

Applies to

Package: scim
scim-frontend-socket
scim-server-socket
scim-config-gconf
scim-config-socket
scim-gtk2-immodule
scim-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10104
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you encountered problems when using scim.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This patch fixes the following serious usability bugs when using scim:
  • firefox did freeze when the flash plugin was used
  • some XIM clients did freeze when the input method was switched (e.g. mlterm)
  • there were issues with the update of the preedit string when using scim gtkimmodule in some applications.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh scim.rpm scim-frontend-socket.rpm scim-server-socket.rpm scim-config-gconf.rpm scim-config-socket.rpm scim-gtk2-immodule.rpm scim-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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