I put a bounty

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri May 28 12:19:00 EDT 2004

FYI, see http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120028
There is an example account tree there which supposedly exhibits
the problem.


linas at linas.org (Linas Vepstas) writes:

> Sooo ...
> Isn't anyone going to announce that they hope to work on this?
> --linas
> On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 01:38:55PM -0400, don Paolo Benvenuto was heard to remark:
>> Hi all!
>> I'm using gnucash in a rather complex situation, managing accounts of
>> three subjects all together. I have many accounts (900) and many many
> Are your accounts all at the top level, or are they nested?  If nested,
> what's the largest number of subaccounts in an account?
>> many txns (20,000).
>> In that situation, gnucash is running very slow: on my p4 1.8 G 256 M
>> ram it takes 5 seconds to open an account register, and the same time to
>> save a new txn.
> I doubt this makes a difference for this case, but your computer
> is megahertz-rich and megabytes-poor.  For typical Linux desktop usage,
> you might find that a machine with a processor half-as-slow, but with
> twice-as-much memory will be faster.  Maybe. I know I do.
> (You have a typical windows config.  I suspect that windows machines
> are always memory-poor because of some technical windows reason.)
>> Since I need gnucash, it's part of my work, I can cooperate with a
>> bounty in order to get this problem resolved.
>> I could see that these times depend only on the number of accounts, not
>> on the number of txns.
>> Will we find someone with the ability and the will to resolve this task?
>> How much could be the amount to put in the bounty?
>> How could the bounty be managed?
>> Of course, I'll give the money when the problem got resolved, but I
>> understand that we need a way in order the "bounty killer" to be sure
>> he/she will receive the bounty.
>> -- 
>> Buon Cammino!
>> don Paolo Benvenuto
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