New SX editor sometimes crashes gnucash

David Reiser dbreiser at
Sun Jan 21 14:19:42 EST 2007

On 21 Jan 2007, at 1:30:12 PM, Josh Sled wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 18:21 -0500, David Reiser wrote:
>> I have about a dozen scheduled transactions. I can open most of them
>> in the sx editor, but my mortgage payment, my car payment, and one of
>> the paycheck transactions cause gnucash to abort. On the terminal
>> window, I get:
>> (gnucash:22555): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_date_strftime: assertion
>> `g_date_valid (d)' failed
>> monthly date [Mon Jan 15 00:00:00 2007]
>> gdc_model_update_cb update for tag [1]
>> GLib-ERROR **: gmem.c:154: failed to allocate 4294967292 bytes
>> aborting...
>> Abort
> It's repeatable, you say?  Any chance of getting a stack trace at this
> point?

Yes it's repeatable.

Stack trace is possible, but I'll need some guidance in how to set  
gdb. Since gnucash quits as a result of an abort instead of a full- 
fledged crash, I don't get a default crash log. I'll have to set a  
break point or something. Where do you suggest I start?

> -- 
> ...jsled
> - a=jsled;;echo ${a}@${b}
David Reiser
dbreiser at

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