Can't show non-english account name correctly

Bug #840868 reported by Jinkyu Yi on 2011-09-04
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Translations
High
Unassigned
Unity Greeter
Fix Released
High
Unassigned
unity-greeter (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

When I named my account name with Korean, it show just boxes.
It looks like having problem at 2-byte letters(CJK and so on).

P.S to English user : simply copy this letters and paste to account name for test this bug.
"가나다라마"

Jinkyu Yi (jincreator) on 2011-09-04
affects: unity-greeter → unity-greeter (Ubuntu)
Robert Roth (evfool) on 2011-09-04
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Robert Roth (evfool) on 2011-09-08
Changed in unity-greeter:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in unity-greeter:
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
Changed in unity-greeter:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Duplicate bug 845838 has more info

Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

The text in question is drawn by Cairo, not GTK. It seems Cairo doesn't use a mix of fonts to show characters, investigating if this can be done easily in Cairo or I will have to use GTK.

Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Got partially working on master

Changed in unity-greeter:
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Nobuto Murata (nobuto) on 2011-09-15
Changed in ubuntu-translations:
status: New → Confirmed
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Fixed in 0.0.8

Changed in unity-greeter:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity-greeter - 0.0.8-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity-greeter (0.0.8-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - Fix grid offset
    - Fix non-latin names being displayed incorrectly (LP: #840868)
    - Change asynchronous indicator loader code, suspect it is causing a race
      condition?
 -- Robert Ancell <email address hidden> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:00:50 +1000

Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
David Planella (dpm) on 2011-09-15
Changed in ubuntu-translations:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → High
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