Bug#247092: gdm: Japanese localized date in not in a proper readable format

Mike Hommey Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org>, 247092@bugs.debian.org
Mon, 03 May 2004 17:28:44 +0900

Package: gdm
Severity: minor

I modified my /etc/init.d/gdm file so that gdm actually starts in
japanese and figured out that the date format is obviously incorrect.
In fact it looks like a literally translated format, not a japanese
standard one.
It reads "月 5月 03, 12:42" while it should read "5月 3日 (月) 12:42"
To be clearer for non japanese readers (and since we are monday which
means it's not obvious to make the difference between the weekday and
the word for "month") :
It reads "day-of-the-week month月 day-of-the-month, hour", while it
should read "month月day日(day-of-the-week) hour".

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.22-mh
Locale: LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.UTF-8

Versions of packages gdm depends on:
ii  adduser                   3.52           Add and remove users and groups
ii  aterm [x-terminal-emulato 0.4.2-10       Afterstep XVT - a VT102 emulator f
ii  debconf                   1.4.25         Debian configuration management sy
ii  dpkg                      1.10.21        Package maintenance system for Deb
ii  gnome-session             2.6.1-2        The GNOME 2 Session Manager
ii  gnome-terminal [x-termina 2.6.1-1        The GNOME 2 terminal emulator appl
ii  konsole [x-terminal-emula 4:3.2.2-1      KDE X terminal emulator
ii  kterm [x-terminal-emulato 6.2.0-43       Multi-lingual terminal emulator fo
ii  libart-2.0-2              2.3.16-5       Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libatk1.0-0               1.6.1-1        The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0              2.6.0-1        Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0            2.6.0-2        The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                     2.3.2.ds1-12   GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgconf2-4               2.6.1-1        GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0               1:2.3.6-4      Library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.4.1-1        The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome2-0               2.6.1-1        The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomecanvas2-0         2.6.0-3        A powerful object-oriented display
ii  libgnomeui-0              2.6.1-4        The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgnomevfs2-0        The GNOME virtual file-system libr
ii  libgnomevfs2-common      The GNOME virtual file-system libr
ii  libgsf-1                  1.8.2-6        Structured File Library - runtime 
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.4.0-4        The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libice6                   4.3.0.dfsg.1-1 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  liborbit2                 1:2.10.0-0.1   libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpam-modules            0.76-20        Pluggable Authentication Modules f
ii  libpam-runtime            0.76-20        Runtime support for the PAM librar
ii  libpam0g                  0.76-20        Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii  libpango1.0-0             1.4.0-2        Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpopt0                  1.7-4          lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  librsvg2-2                2.6.4-2        SAX-based renderer library for SVG
ii  libsm6                    4.3.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System Session Management
ii  libwrap0                  7.6.dbs-3      Wietse Venema's TCP wrappers libra
ii  libx11-6                  4.3.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System protocol client li
ii  libxext6                  4.3.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System miscellaneous exte
ii  libxml2                   2.6.9-2        GNOME XML library
ii  metacity [x-window-manage 1:2.8.0-3.1    A lightweight GTK2 based Window Ma
ii  multi-gnome-terminal [x-t 1.6.2-7        Enhanced the GNOME Terminal
ii  openbox [x-window-manager 3.2-3          Standards compliant, fast, light-w
ii  xlibs                     4.3.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System client libraries m
ii  zlib1g                    1:1.2.1-5      compression library - runtime

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