Windows nightly build: Would you use it?

Stephen Grant brown s_g_brown at
Tue Oct 9 01:15:22 EDT 2007

Hi Derek,

I have been working on getting a gnucash build system working on Microsoft 
Vista ever since I updated the computer and it came with Vista.

I had it working under Microsoft XP

Yours Sincerely Stephen Grant Brown
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Derek Atkins" <warlord at MIT.EDU>
To: "Stephen Grant brown" <s_g_brown at>
Cc: <nbinont at>; "gnucash-devel" <gnucash-devel at>; 
<gnucash-user at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: Windows nightly build: Would you use it?

> Quoting Stephen Grant brown <s_g_brown at>:
>> Hi Nathan,
>> I live in Australia. I have a 500 megabyte per month download limit.
>> Most ISP's seem to have that as their base account and I guess it costs 
>> double the cost of the basic account to get unlimited downloads. ie I pay 
>> $30 a month, it would cost me about $70 dollars a month for unlimited 
>> downloads.
>> Yours Sincerely Stephen Grant Brown
> Umm, this begs the question of why you'd want to download and update
> gnucash in binary form every day, rather than, say, once a week or
> just building it from source.   The daily builds are more for people
> to try to test specific bug-fixes between releases.  I dont expect
> them to be used by someone to actually test each daily build.  Keep
> in mind that many days there might not even be any changes.
> Frankly, if you want to test changes every day you should just set up
> a build environment and build it yourself every day.
> -derek
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