Glade & Accessibility, git issue

Caolán McNamara caolanm at
Fri Mar 1 14:01:02 UTC 2019

On Thu, 2019-02-28 at 19:16 -0300, Olivier Hallot wrote:
> Hi..
> On using Glade on a dialog (*.ui) and changing the Help button order,
> I get the following complaint from git at commit time
> It seems that on saving the ui file, Glade 3.22.1 is changing the
> context settings of the indicated objects above, which were not the
> purpose of my edit. The following diff lines
> -                                <property
> name="AtkObject::accessible-name" translatable="yes"
> context="solverdlg|op4list-atkobject">Operator</property>
> +                                <property
> name="AtkObject::accessible-name"
> translatable="yes">Operator</property>
> seems to be what makes git unhappy.
> Is there a setting in Glade for that or must I restore manually the
> context attribute?

This is common enough, a bug in glade I assume in that it loses the
"context" attribute for accessible-name property. We should probably
report it to glade's bugzilla. I don't know of a workaround, but I
typically just git diff it, edit the patch to retain the bits I want
and patch -R it

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