regression produced by new upstream glib

Thomas Bushnell BSG tb at
Thu Dec 28 20:45:57 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 17:33 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Please see Debian bug
> Upstream glib version 2.12.5 decided to be more strict in handling input
> in gkeyfile.c, and this now causes problems.
> I am not sure which is the right course of action: fix gnucash to use
> the new stricter syntax, or fix glib to be looser.  The Debian glib
> maintainers are happy to do the latter, and so is glib upstream.

It appears (without sure confirmation) that the problem is the use of
spaces in key names.  Since users have lots of existing files which use
spaces in key names, the right course, it seems to me, is to change glib
to deal.  So I'll get that process started.


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