gnucash on alpha

Thomas Bushnell BSG tb at
Fri Aug 11 15:32:27 EDT 2006

Chris Shoemaker <c.shoemaker at> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 01:14:05AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>> There is a Debian maintainer with an alpha machine who can install the
>> gnucash build dependencies in a chroot on his machine.  Since gnucash
>> fails utterly on alpha (with a crash as soon as a register is opened)
>> this seems worth investigating.  I don't have time in the near future.
>> Is there a developer here who is willing?  I can put you in touch with
>> the alpha-owner.
>> Thomas
> Do you have a link to the stack trace?  Maybe it's a long-shot, but
> since the symptom seems the same as the MacIntel problem, maybe the
> fix is the same:

A stack trace, such as it is, can be found at:

The bug does not seem to be the same; the Mac failure is a protection
fault in libgnomecanvas, and the alpha failure is 
an assertion failure in garbage collection in libglib.


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