gda-dev; new libgda version

Daniel Espinosa esodan at
Thu Dec 28 13:30:33 EST 2006

2006/12/28, Derek Atkins <warlord at>:
> Mark Johnson <mrj001 at> writes:
> > A new version of libgda has been released.  It is 2.99.2.  They have
> > bumped the ABI version to 3.0.  Consequently, libgda-2.0.pc is now
> > libgda-3.0.pc.  Therefore, after upgrading to libgda 2.99.2, the build
> > in gda-dev branch fails.
> Was there even ever a libgda-2.0 stable release??

No, becouse a library name conflicts with the actual 1.2 series.

> > Further feedback on gda-dev:
> > configure did not fail when libgda-2.0.pc was not present.  The
> > should be updated to have an option to enable/disable this
> > backend (like the --enable-sql option for postgresql).  When the libgda
> > is not present and the option is enabled, the configure should fail
> > rather than the build.
> I guess it depends if GDA is going to be optional or not.  We could
> do something like what libofx does in terms of AC_MSG_WARN vs

Or compile conditionals like in GDA, when it doesn't find a .pc file
for a specific provider it ignores it and just compile the existing

> > I've attached a trivial (stop-gap) patch to illustrate what I am
> > currently testing (i.e. simply to see if gnucash gda-dev builds with
> > libgda-3.0).  This is not what I am suggesting as the mod to
> >  I'll work on that later.
> >
> > So far gnucash gda-dev is still building, which is a good sign, but it
> > will be morning before I know if the build succeeded.
> If it works with either, do we want to allow either?  Perhaps test for
> -3.0 and if it's not there fall back to -2.0?  Definitely interested
> in hearing your results.

Must be compiled using 3.0 (or beta) becouse the 2.0 never will see the streets.

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