funny dates in register running gda-dev2 branch built from SVN r17061

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at
Thu Apr 3 09:03:45 EDT 2008

Hi Karim,

I know there is something wrong with how dates are read from the db.
I'll fix that next.


Karim B wrote:
> I just built the gda-dev2 branch on a windows XP system.  I installed it 
> on my test system and started it with the following command line:
> "c:\Program Files\gnucash\bin\gnucash.bat" --debug 
> gda://sqlite:"c:\Documents and 
> Settings\karim\.gnucash\data\CurrentFinances.db"
> When I double click on the checking account I created, I see the three 
> transactions I entered.  The problem is that the date is wrong on all 
> three of them.  The dates show up as 81/24/3180, 77/24/4076, and 
> 29/24/3628.  However if I access the sqlite db directly and look at the 
> entries in the transaction table the dates are 03-16-2008, 03-16-2008, 
> and 04-01-2008, which are the correct dates.  If I click in the date 
> field in the register the date changes to 04/01/2008(today's date).
> Has anyone else seen this?  Does anyone have any idea why this might be 
> happening?
> Thanks for the help!
> Karim B
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