gnucash on alpha

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Aug 11 16:09:43 EDT 2006

Quoting Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb at>:

> 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.

That stack trace would seem to imply a bug in libgail..


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