ANNOUNCE: GnuCash 2.7.8 Released
jralls at ceridwen.us
Sun Mar 25 19:54:31 EDT 2018
The Gnucash Development Team is pleased to release Gnucash 2.7.8, the ninth release of an unstable series leading to Gnucash 3.0. This release is a Release Candidate: If no bugs requiring major work are reported the next release will be 3.0.
This release changes file locations, binding APIs, report options, and can make your data file no longer compatible with previous versions. See https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/UpdateNotes for details.
The following bugs are fixed only in unstable/master:
Bug 787439 - Segmentation Fault in Transfer dialog after clearing Date field and pressing escape.
Bug 794242 - Remove keep above setting for assistant hierarchy
Other repairs not marked as bugs in git:
When doing a file save from the a new start we have no key file
Stop critical error due to testing null filename
More transient-parent fixes.
Add missing response section to the account picker dialog.
Glade 3.20 adds surplus padding option to action area
Add XML namespaces for all Account Hierarchy Templates.
Increase default options dialog size
Getting GnuCash for Windows and MacOS
GnuCash is provided for both Microsoft Windows XP® and later and MacOS X 10.9 (Mavericks)® and later in pre-built, all-in-one packages. An installer is provided for Microsoft Windows® while the MacOS X® package is a disk image containing a drag-and-drop application bundle.
Download GnuCash for Win32: https://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/gnucash-2.7.8.setup.exe
Download GnuCash for Mac-Intel: https://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/Gnucash-Intel-2.7.8-1.dmg
Download GnuCash for Win32: https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash/releases/download/2.7.8/gnucash-2.7.8.setup.exe
Download GnuCash for Mac-Intel: https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash/releases/download/2.7.8/Gnucash-Intel-2.7.8-1.dmg
Getting GnuCash as source code
If you want to compile GnuCash 2.7.8 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:
WARNING Do not try to use the github-generated files labelled "Source Code". They have not been processed with
swig and will not build.
You can also checkout the sources: git clone https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash.
The SHA256 Hashes for the downloadable files are:
Please consult the README.dependencies file in the sources for the required dependencies and versions needed to build GnuCash from source. Additional information on building GnuCash may be found at https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Building.
Getting the documentation
The documentation is available at https://www.gnucash.org/docs.phtml. Please refer to the "Nightly Builds" section at the bottom of the page.
About the Program
GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows. Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was in 1998.
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