A coding challenge wants you

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Mar 2 11:08:14 EST 2007

Quoting "vr.sundar" <vr.sundar at gmail.com>:

> On 2/12/07, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
>> Because the XML parser code is expecting a file descriptor.
>> We /do/ link to libz and decompress the file ourself, but we do it in
>> a forked process that just calls into libz.  See the code in
>> src/backend/file/io-gncxml-v2.c and look for fork(). Changing this
>> from a fork() to a g_thread() should make the code work without
>> major changes and should be relatively straightforward.
> I plan to try to build gnucash on Windows next. Was just wondering
> ...Is anyone already working on this?

Last I heard, no, nobody was actively working on this..

> Sundar


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