Re: [dev] [st] IBus is not working properly in st

From: Hiltjo Posthuma <>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:51:45 +0100

On Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:31:23PM +0100, Wolf wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've decided to give a st a try but I've hit a problem quite quickly. It
> seems that IBus input is not handled completely correctly. While trying
> to input japanese inside rxvt-unicode (using IBus with Anthy), it shows
> the prompt around the cursor (urxvt.png). While for st, the prompt is
> displayed at the bottom of the terminal window (st.png), which makes it
> hard to us.
> I guess I'm not asking to get this fixed (since I can see it's probably
> not a problem to the current users), however I want to know, if I put
> together a patch for this, would it be accepted?

Maybe, and only if the patch is good ofcourse.

Also have a look at this patch:

I want to integrate this patch upstream, but in my testing this patch doesn't
improve much. Maybe it improves things for you?

In these specific problems it is very important to describe the problem exactly
and with reproducable steps. Sometimes I cannot reproduce a problem at all or
it is costs me way too much time.

> Thank you for your time.
> W.
> --
> There are only two hard things in Computer Science:
> cache invalidation, naming things and off-by-one errors.

Kind regards,

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