Re: [dev] ST issue and fix

From: Ryan Mullen <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 09:34:25 -0500

Hello Luis,

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 12:33 AM, Luis Anaya <> wrote:
> On stack trace I discovered that it was failing on XCreateIC, it as because
> the previous call, XOpenIM was returning null back. To make a long story
> short, it seems to be an issue with the setlocale call. The following fix
> (attached) is based on a similar fix for fltk which I found while
> researching on the problem.

Perhaps coincidentally, this call to setlocale() caused st to
experience a slow startup on my low-end machine (EeePC 701, 600MHz
Celeron). Applying your patch fixes the issue and startup is now
lightning quick. Thank you very much! I hope the setlocale()
modification is accepted into st.

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