GDA: Further on the transaction/split issues

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 7 11:22:20 EST 2006

Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at> writes:

> I put in some special case code for now so that if a clean transaction
> is committed, each split is then committed so that dirty splits in a
> clean transaction will be written to the db.  However, if a split is
> deleted from a transaction, the deletion is never committed so the db
> now has an out-of-balance tx.
> Two solutions:
> 1) better split handling in the register so that dirty splits are
> handled properly even if the tx has not been modified
> 2) If a split is dirty, mark the tx dirty too
> Comments?

I dont think the register has anything to do with this..  The engine,

Maybe Chris can respond, as he's the one who's worked most recently on
the QOF commit_edit code for Transactions and Splits.  It should be
the case that the Commit Transaction callback gets called when the
Splits have the do_free flag set.

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