1.4.2 No build problems on Solaris.

Dave Peticolas peticola@krondo.com
Tue, 18 Jul 2000 15:15:05 -0700

Keith Refson writes:
> In the midst of all of these problem postings, it's worth reporting
> that I built gnucash 1.4.2 on Solaris 8/sparc without a hitch, and it
> works perfectly.

Excellent! Thanks for the report.

> Well done to Dave and the other developers for ironing out the
> problems.  It's no longer necessary to use bash for the configure.
> Can I suggest one other change to the "solaris.txt" advice file.  You
> do need to "./configure --use-included-gettext" otherwise
> internationalization doesn't work and the executabe is only useful in
> the default locale.

Ok, I have updated that readme. Do you still need to use gmake on Solaris?

> Secondly, I'd like to have a shot at a script to fetch stock/share
> prices from a UK server.  Is anyone who has done this for another server 
> willing to give me a few tips (ie where to start!)?

I would contact Paul Fenwick <pjf@internal.schools.net.au> who is
the lead developer of the Finance::Quote package that GnuCash uses
to fetch stock quotes.