guile docs for gnucash

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu May 19 19:57:27 EDT 2005

Quoting Brian <dol-sen at>:

> On Thu, 2005-19-05 at 19:31 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > Are you sure you ran a "make install" to get your files into the install
> tree?
> > The file above is /usr/share/gnucash/scm/business-prefs.scm which would
> seem to
> > imply it's from the distro version and not your own version.
> > -derek
> > 
> I renamed the original 2 files with .orig appended then copied the 2
> modified ones there to test.  Do I have to make everything with the
> modified files?  I thought one of the points about using guile is not
> having to re-compile, but I don't know how the variables are handled
> thru the c code for saving in the file etc..

No, you do not need to recompile, but you DO need to install the modified SCM
files into the install tree (/usr/...).  Having the .orig files in the install
tree might be a bad idea, so you might want to remove them (or move them into
your homedir or something).


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