gda-dev2 r17071

David Reiser dbreiser at
Tue Apr 8 21:44:13 EDT 2008

On Apr 8, 2008, at 1:33 PM, Charles Day wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Dave Reiser  
> <dbreiser at> wrote:
> Charles Day wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at <mailto:warlord at 
> >> wrote:
>    Hi,
>    David Reiser <dbreiser at
>    <mailto:dbreiser at>> writes:
>     > After disabling the glib 2.16.2 problem and updating gda-dev2 to
>     > r17071, gnucash fails to launch:
>     >
>     > ERROR: Undefined variable: gnc-utf8?
>     >
>     > in the terminal window.
>     >
>     > Mac OS X 10.5.2, gcc 4.0.1, glib 2.16.1
>    I know that this is a new API that Charles Day added recently.
>    Maybe the merge from trunk wasn't complete?
> That new Scheme predicate, gnc-utf8?, was added in r17063 to fix a  
> QIF importer bug. See
> Perhaps you have an out-of-date copy of core-utils.scm in your build  
> and install directories?
> -Charles
> Hmm. Trac seems to indicate that core-utils.scm was updated in the  
> latest merge. I'll have to check when I get home. svn tells me I'm  
> up-to-date, but the previous update I did on that branch seemed a  
> bit strange. Maybe it's time for a fresh checkout.
> Would swig-runtime.h somehow affect the behavior I'm seeing -- i.e.,  
> do I have to do a make maintainerclean to have all the right things  
> in place?
> I have never used 'make maintainerclean' so I wouldn't know... What  
> I did was manually replace the .scm files in my build directories  
> with the updated copies from SVN, then 'make' and 'make install'.  
> The error you are seeing (ERROR: Undefined variable: gnc-utf8?)  
> would seem to indicate that you are running with an out-of-date core- 
> utils.scm.  Your source branch may have been updated, but maybe the  
> installed copy of core-utils.scm that you are actually running on is  
> out of date.

I just looked at the branch, and it looks like the updated version. It  
isn't something that would give guile 1.6.7 a problem is it?

Just to be sure I'll blow the whole branch and its install tree away  
and start from a fresh checkout.

David Reiser
dbreiser at

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