gnucash on Vista
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Sep 12 08:44:22 EDT 2007
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David Parsons <parsons at iinet.net.au> writes:
> The wiki does not include any reference to the Vista problem and as far as I
> could see the list archives have only discussed building on Vista.
Well, you could add one. That's what the wiki is for after all.
> I found it very difficult to find any discussion about this and Google was
> no help.
Well, vista is NEW. Very few users, and none of the developers have it.
> Can I recommend the wiki entry is updated to acknowledge the problem and
> save other users a lot of wasted search time?
Absolutely! Go for it!
> I have previously built Gnucash on XP, so I might have a go building it on
> Vista, but I am not optimistic it will work properly, given the nature of
> the problem.
> I'm happy to help with testing, but I am not in a position to undertake any
> serious debugging and development.
> In the mean time, I will have to disable all network interfaces every time I
> need to do the accounts.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Atkins [mailto:warlord at MIT.EDU]
> Sent: Wednesday, 12 September 2007 12:48 AM
> To: David Parsons
> Cc: gnucash-devel at gnucash.org
> Subject: Re: gnucash on Vista
> David Parsons <parsons at iinet.net.au> writes:
>> Gnucash does not work out of the box on Vista. As you can see from
>> http://www.osalt.com/2007/01/gnucash-for-windows this seems to be caused
>> some sort of networking issue. Disabling all network interfaces lets
>> gnucash work properly, but is obviously not a solution. I suspect
>> under Vista will not cure this problem.
>> Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix this?
> Have you checked the wiki? http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Windows
> It's been discussed there. I'd also suggest you read the list
> archives. None of the developers have Vista.
> Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
> Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
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