[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#802220: Bug#802220: Bug#802220: lightdm-gtk-greeter: accessibility does not work in version 2

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Sun Nov 13 23:09:49 UTC 2016


Yves-Alexis Perez, on Sat 12 Nov 2016 15:37:59 +0100, wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-10-08 at 21:26 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On Sat, 2016-10-08 at 20:18 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > Could it be applied or commented on please?
> > 
> > Well, since you already reported this upstream, comments (and application)
> > usually should go upstream too. I didn't see any of this happens so yeah I
> > left it fall through the cracks.
> > 
> I'll push a package integrating your patch but I still have a question: how do
> you make sure a11y is not enabled if you don't want it?

Note that this is only about enabling the at-spi bus so it is ready for
any screen reader to be started, it is not about actually starting the
screen reader. So one could want to disable it only if there are bugs
with the at-spi bus.

Apparently upstream didn't take care of defining something to
disable it. gdm's usage is to use a gsettings, but I guess
lightdm's preference would rather be to add a configuration item to


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