GnuCash 2.2.2 Released

Andreas Köhler at
Tue Dec 18 00:26:48 EST 2007

      GnuCash 2.2.2 released

The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 2.2.2, the
second bug fix release in a series of stable releases of the
GnuCash Free Accounting Software.  GnuCash is available on
Microsoft Windows since the release of 2.2.0, and it also runs on
GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris and Mac OSX.

      Getting GnuCash

GnuCash 2.2.2 can be downloaded from or  It is available as source code.  For the
Microsoft Windows operating system there is a self-installing
setup program which includes all necessary additional libraries.

To install GnuCash on other platforms, users will need Gnome 2,
guile, and slib.  Neither the currently used swig nor the
previously used g-wrap packages are needed anymore when compiling
from tarball or when installing a binary.

     (Source code and Windows binary)
     (Source code only)

      What's New in GnuCash 2.2.2?

Fixed Bugs
  * #336240: advanced portfolio - the basis calculation is not
              working properly in funds
  * #343245: Advanced Portfolio gets basis wrong with stock split
  * #343448: Hide unused horizontal scrollbar
  * #344566: Advance Portfolio has wrong Realized Gain
  * #347739: Advanced Portfolio calculates values incorrectly
              when it involves a capital loss
  * #438360: Case-insensitive search for non-ascii characters broken
  * #460232: advanced portfolio report fails
  * #467521: Persistent splash screen blocks "could not obtain
              lock" warning
  * #467532: Clipping check fields in gtkprint is not consistent
              with clipping in gnomeprint
  * #468681: RFE: Customizable summary bar position
  * #470750: src/design/*.texinfo refers to non-existent GncBooks API
  * #470801: Tip Of The Day says 2.2.1 is development version
  * #473827: chinese translate for gnucash account
  * #475666: Missing national currency CUC
  * #476189: Configure script should fail when gettext is not installed
  * #481110: Win32: Crash when opening SX Editor
  * #482177: Customer report shows no invoices or detail with 2nd
  * #483796: Fancy Invoice - Report Error
  * #484576: Configuration error with goffice 0.5
  * #487317: QIF import druid crash when stepping back and forth
              from the "loaded files page" without selection
  * #487326: Preferences dialog does not remove all its gconf callbacks
  * #487572: advanced portfolio breaks on "Most Recent to Report"
  * #488001: speed up several reports that rely on html-acct-table.scm
  * #488004: provide a two-column income-statement
  * #490679: GnuCash doesn't honor the GNOME toolbar settings
  * #491581: Import 'Cash' Action (in Investment Accounts)
  * #492137: Lot scrubber doesn't add splits to existing lots correctly
  * #496023: Pressing ESC Cancels modifications whether you
              choose yes or no.
  * #496178: gnucash segfaults with troublesome automatic transactions
  * #499360: Crash when editing a commodity whose quote source
              timezone is set to local time
  * #499788: gnucash-make-guids does not work, fails
              with "Unbound variable: gnc:guid-new"
  * #500026: [PATCH] Report correct package for qt3-wizard
  * #500427: SX creation doesn't include template transaction "Notes"
  * #501059: GnuCash leaks since last run dialogs
  * #502755: GnuCash hangs after modifying SX
  * #503579: win32 packaging fails installing mingw

Other Changes
  * Many changes to the german SKR03 and SKR04 account templates
  * Include updated GNOME libraries and a patched ORBit2 in Win32 build
  * Improve resizing of search and invoice posting dialogs
  * Add MimeType directive for GnuCash data files
  * Fix some new compiler warnings
  * Add AZN [Azerbaijani Manat]
  * Add COU [Colombian Unidad de Valor Real]
  * Add MZN [Mozambique Metical]
  * Some occurrences of "Open Source" were changed to "Free".
  * Update translations: Brazilian Portugese, Czech, German, Japanese,
                          Traditional Chinese

      Many thanks go to

Andrew Sackville-West
Caio Alonso
Charles Day
Christian Stimming
Cleber Cassol
Daniel Harding
David Reiser
Derek Atkins
Frank H. Ellenberger
Geert Janssens
Hiroto Kagotani
Josh Sled
Kuang-che Wu
Larry Salibra
Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle
Leslie H. Watter
Michael Culbertson
Mike Alexander
Miloslav Trmac
Nathan Buchanan
Robert Froschauer
Rolf Leggewie
Stanislav Brabec
Vladimir Melo

      How can You help?

* We would like to encourage people to test this and any further
    releases as much as possible and submit bug reports in order that we
    can continuously polish GnuCash to be as stable as possible.  Simply
    post any bugs you find to bugzilla

* If you have the urge to help beyond testing please get involved in the
    discussions on the GnuCash mailing lists which you will find at  We especially need people to help with
    updating the documentation.  Please see on how to get involved.

* Translating: The GnuCash 2.2.0 release came with some new translation
    strings.  If you consider contributing a translation, we invite you
    to work with the translation template in this package.  Our
    development is in String Freeze now, so you can safely work on our
    translation.  Please check for updates on this.

      About the Program

GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU
General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris,
Mac OSX, and Microsoft Windows.  It is collaboratively developed by 12
people from over 5 countries.

Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was
in 1998.

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