Posting time bug fix proposal (simplified)
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 18 13:39:03 EDT 2008
"Charles Day" <cedayiv at gmail.com> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> "Charles Day" <cedayiv at gmail.com> writes:
> > However, the closing transaction needs to be the "last" transaction
> > of the day.
> > Is there any way to tell which transactions were created by book
> closing? A
> > particular description, for example?
> Nope. There's currently no tag that a txn is a book-closing txn.
> One could certainly add a tag in dialog-book-close.c.
> That means there is no automatic way to tell a book closing transaction from a
> transaction shifted by the bug. So this patch, as is, would screw up anyone
> who has used the book closing feature. Is there anything in the data file,
> perhaps outside of transactions, that could at least show whether the book
> closing feature has been used?
Nope. One could certainly add a tag going forward but that wouldn't
help anyone who's already used the book closing feature.
This is why I pointed it out before you committed this change.. I
wanted to let you know that your approach doesn't quite work give the
current existing feature-set of GnuCash. ;-)
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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