Can I second that. Xfig-3.2.4 is incorrigbly knackered with Unicode and needs several patches. Whoever has been compiling that obviously isn't a fan.
kinda works until it has to interface with the system in any way. i did try to update to 3.2.5 and found the patches online were fussy at best or impossible at worst. It needs a programmer to sort that.
The directory structure is also lacking. It has libraries - vast libraries of electronic parts for example. But finding an Electronic part in xfig is like this: you double click on 57 directories and end up in a directory with 100,000 small files :-//. Then the scroll bars at the side are knackered so you can't scroll down to see them or choose them.
EDIT: I'm stick my own old thread on this to give the bug people some idea of how it's going down