Neil Williams linux at
Sun Jul 17 10:17:08 EDT 2005

On Wednesday 06 July 2005 3:50 pm, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > Why do we have these duplicate names defined? What's the advantage? It
> > makes it more difficult because in Anjuta I can right click each
> > function to go to it's definition or declaration - if it's defined as
> > another name, that doesn't work.
> >
> > Anyways, it's actually calling qof_class_get_parameter, as shown in the
> > error report.
> Sorry, what duplicate names?

Where an API function is redefined with a new name e.g.
$ cd gnucash-gnome2/src/engine/
$ grep "define gnc" *.h

Most, in this case, are from gncObject.h, QueryCore.h and QueryNew.h

Are these all deprecated? Should they be?

Are they just historical or is there an advantage?


Neil Williams

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