FYI: GC on "RHEL4"

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Sep 26 08:40:41 EDT 2005

FYI, RPMS for RHEL3 and RHEL4 (plus all the required dependencies)
have been available at:
for a while now.


Dan Widyono <dan at> writes:

> FYI, I last compiled and successfully used GC on RHEL3 clone (Fermi
> Scientific Linux 3.0.2).  Since then I had upgraded in place to SL 4.0 (RHEL4
> clone).  It seems to be working.
> Then I installed SL 4.0 fresh on a new system.  GC RPM's wouldn't install.  I
> found I had to pull the gdk-pixbuf-gnome-0.22.0-12.el3.i386.rpm RPM and
> install that to provide /usr/lib/  I also had to
> install --nodeps to get around gnome-print requiring XFree86 (easy to fix in
> the .spec file but I just wanted to see if it would run properly in SL4,
> urgent personal business to attend to and needed to get to my finances
> quickly).
> It installed without error (actually I had to reinstall gnome-print because
> it needs to be installed *after* libxml and rpm was screwing up the install
> order), and it loads up fine along with my data.  I'll report again later as
> I learn of issues or non-issues.
> Oh, there was an error about loading
> .gnucash/books/%2Fblahblahblah/accounts.gnc (blahblahblah is not real name)
> but that's more likely due to my fooling around with moving files around.
> That doesn't (yet) seem important to me.
> Regards,
> Dan W.
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