Where's --load for 2.0.0?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 13 13:52:47 EDT 2006

Quoting Larry Evans <cppljevans at cox-internet.com>:

> I had been using --load to quickly test the code instead of
> having to wait for the screen to appear.  I also was using
> slib charplot to see the results and maybe get some idea
> of why I wasn't getting the answer I expected.  For example,
> with all flow's of one sign, I would expect there couldn't
> be an answer, but slib's secant:find-root found a -base
> that could solve some problems but not others; so, I
> did a graph of ... well anyway, it turns out that
> a -base would result in imaginary values for future
> value of some of the flows.  Obviously this couldn't
> be what the user intended; hence, I needed to get
> some idea of how I could diagnose this.  Doing all
> this in by interacting with gnucash was taking way
> too long; hence, I resorted to using the --load
> command line option.

I still don't quite see what this has to do with GnuCash per se.
I'll note that it's fairly easy to add a menu item that tells GnuCash
to reload your scheme file.

I was trying to find Chris' email about the command-line rework
but I couldn't find it.   Maybe it only happened on IRC.   Chris?


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