Chinese users have been encountering segmentation faults when they use
luit with GBK in for a long time. (It worked perfectly in the good old days.) This is caused by a bug in X.
A simple workaround is as follows:
/usr/share/fonts/encodings/encodings.dir and exchange the following two lines:
For more details, refer to li2z’s post.
(I believe anybody interested in this problem should be able to read Chinese:) )