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Re: [virt-tools-list] issues with vmm-preferences.ui in glade3



Martin,

Thanks for the help here!

On 06/06/2013 06:12 AM, Martin Kletzander wrote:
On 06/05/2013 09:47 PM, Leonardo Augusto Guimarães Garcia wrote:
Hi,

While trying to edit vmm-preferences.ui in glade3 that is currently
available in Fedora 18 (glade3-3.8.3-1.fc18.x86_64) I hit the following
error that crashed glade-3:

(glade-3:2379): GLib-GObject-ERROR **: cannot create instance of
abstract (non-instantiatable) type `GtkBox'

This being good or bad version doesn't excuse glade to crash, you could
file a bug for that.
Just in case anyone here is interested, I filed RH bug #973277 ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=973277). The same issue, without any reprodutibility information has been reported before at RH bug #879835 ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=879835).

Is this a known issue or am I using the "wrong" version of glade3? It
seems that the experience with glade varies a lot depending on the
version being used...

I'm not sure how gtk3 packages are and should be labeled in fedora, but
it looks like the 3.8.3 version is gtk2 (despite the fact that it is
called 'glade3' or 'glade-3') and normal version 3.14.2 in this package:

glade-3.14.2-2.fc18.x86_64

is gtk3.  You can use this to edit the GUI and it will work.
Thanks very much for clarifying this to me! For some reason I got confused and missed the fact that glade-3 was targeted to GTK2. With the glade-3.14.2-2 package I was able to edit the UI XMLs without issues.

Best regards,

Leonardo Garcia
  However I
have no idea why it is packaged this way.  I'll try to find out.

Have a nice day,
Martin



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