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Re: [emacs-unicode-2] incorrectly displayed cyrillic symbols

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: [emacs-unicode-2] incorrectly displayed cyrillic symbols
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 14:03:45 +0900
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/23.0.0 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

In article <address@hidden>, Philip Belemezov <address@hidden> writes:

> Emacs is started with the following command:
> emacs --enable-font-backend --font "Dejavu Sans Mono-8"

> You're right about this being a font issue. The output of `C-u C-x =' on
> a Cyrillic letter is 
> ----
>         character: ะบ (1082, #o2072, #x43a)
> preferred charset: iso-8859-5 (ISO/IEC 8859/5)
>        code point: 0xDA
>            syntax: w  which means: word
>          category: Y:Cyrillic characters of 2-byte character sets
> c:Chinese h:Korean j:Japanese
>                                  y:Cyrillic
>       buffer code: #xD0 #xBA
>         file code: #xD0 #xBA (encoded by coding system utf-8-unix)
>           display: by this font (glyph code)
>      -unknown-freeserif-medium-r-normal--11-79-100-100-p-64-iso8859-5
> (#xDA)
> I don't understand why Emacs is using freeserif to render the glyph.
> It's definitely not caused by a customization because the problem also
> occurs if I run Emacs from a different login with no .emacs file.

Didn't Emacs start to use freeserif for Cyrillic just after
you installed that font and made it available as X font?

Please show me the result of:
% xlsfonts|grep -i iso8859-5

Kenichi Handa

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