r21472 - htdocs/trunk/news - Add 2.4.8 news item

Christian Stimming cstim at code.gnucash.org
Fri Oct 21 16:32:03 EDT 2011

Author: cstim
Date: 2011-10-21 16:32:02 -0400 (Fri, 21 Oct 2011)
New Revision: 21472
Trac: http://svn.gnucash.org/trac/changeset/21472

Add 2.4.8 news item

Added: htdocs/trunk/news/111023-2.4.8.news
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+<b>Announcement:</b> GnuCash 2.4.8 Release
+<h2>GnuCash 2.4.8 released</h2>
+<p>The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 2.4.8, the eigth bug fix release in a series of stable of the GnuCash Free Accounting Software. With this release series, GnuCash can use an SQL database using SQLite3, MySQL or PostgreSQL. It runs on GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX.</p>
+<h3>Getting GnuCash for Windows (Win32 binary)</h3>
+<p>The <a href="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/gnucash-2.4.8-setup.exe">Gnucash 2.4.8 Win32 setup executable</a> can be downloaded from Sourceforge. It will install everything needed to run GnuCash.</p>
+<h3>Mac OSX binary</h3>
+<p>The <a href="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/Gnucash-Intel-2.4.8.dmg">Gnucash 2.4.8 MacOSX package</a> can be downloaded from Sourceforge as well.</p>
+<h3>Getting GnuCash as source code</h3>
+<p>If you want to compile GnuCash 2.4.8 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:</p>
+<li>Sourceforge: <a href="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/gnucash-2.4.8.tar.bz2">bzip2</a>, <a href="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/gnucash-2.4.8.tar.gz">gzip</a>, <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/gnucash/files/gnucash%20(stable)/2.4.8/">all files</a>.</li>
+<li>You can also checkout the sources directly from the subversion repository as <a href="http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Subversion">described here.</a></li>
+<p>To compile GnuCash from the source code by yourself, you will need Gnome 2, guile, slib. In addition you will need swig if compiling from subversion.</p>
+<p>Between 2.4.7 and 2.4.8, the following bugfixes were included:</p>
+<li>Bug #655901 - Fix build with guile 2.0</li>
+<li>Fix handling a directory as a dataset file.</li>
+<li>Bug #626970 - Crash when saving a transaction whose destination account
+was deleted in the meantime</li>
+<li>Bug #661721 - Exposed Password</li>
+<li>Bug #651522 - crash in query_free_compiled, gnc_query_list_reset_query</li>
+<li>Use "Nimbus" gtk theme on Windows.
+A previous attempt failed to set this in the installer.
+<li>Bug #644977 - Add new Quicken Check 21 format.
+Thanks to Steve Holland <sholland at napervillegi.com>
+<li>Update Mac customizations for gtk-mac-integration-1.0.0.
+Mac integration has had a name and api change from
+ige-mac-integration as part of migration from Sourceforge to
+<li>Bug #553432 - Status line of edit invoice page mixes invoice currency
+amount with default currency symbol</li>
+<li>Bug #365928 - Jobs do not stick in Expense Vouchers</li>
+<li>Find the python libraries and includes even if the path to them includes a symlink.
+When python is installed using MacPorts there is a symlink in the path.
+<li>Bug #612562 - Transfer Funds dialog - 'Show Income/Expense'
+checkboxes are not working.
+Subaccounts of income and expense are not always shown.</li>
+<li>Make sure that exiting conn_test_dbi_library on a failure
+doesn't leave the locale at "C".</li>
+<li>[Bug #645216] Fix wrong permissions on server result in bogus error
+<li>Change default post date:
+* customer invoices: post at the current date
+* bills/vouchers: post at the last date on the bill/voucher</li>
+<li>Bug #658244 - Custom css stylesheet and logo in Tax Invoice report
+require protocol in exported HTML</li>
+<li>Bug #655901 - Fix build with guile 2.0
+Patch by Petr Gajdos</li>
+<li>Fix critical error regarding the color tabs when trying
+to display the search results and also on the scheduled transactions
+Patch by Robert Fewell</li>
+<p>In 2.4.8, the following languages had their translations updated:
+Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Russian, Hungarian.</p>
+<h3>About the Program</h3>
+<p>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.</p>

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