compiling 2.2.6 with aqbanking 3 for windows

Andreas Köhler at
Fri Aug 22 15:54:33 EDT 2008

Hi Shawn,

thanks a lot for your work!  It is looks good, I will probably give a
try this weekend and hope to understand and find a solution for the
qt3-wizard.  Have you considered patching (and as

BTW, was there a problem building aqdtaus?  I see from the patch that it
is not in the specified list of to-be-built aqbanking backends anymore.

-- andi5

On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 16:36 -0500, Shawn Faucher wrote:
> I finally got GnuCash to compile with AQBanking 3 on windows.  My
> problem with QT was due to the fact that somehow 'make qt4-port' was
> skipping qbhelpbrowser.cpp.  When I did that manually it compiled ok.
> Unfortunately it does not work correctly.  So far I've noticed two
> major issues.  One, the Online Banking Setup wizard button in GnuCash
> fails to launch qt3-wizard.exe, even though it exists in gnucash/bin.
> When I run qt3-wizard.exe manually it starts up fine and the backends
> are listed but trying to add users or banks causes it to crash with
> failed assertions (which have non-helpful names like "a" and "c"...).
> I'm attaching a diff for that allows installation with
> either aqbanking 2 or 3.  I haven't gotten to yet.
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 6:52 AM, Shawn Faucher <faucher at>
> wrote:
>         Thanks Andreas. I started in on it as well and noticed the
>         same thing about make check. I commented it out and got
>         through to aqbanking but am having trouble with missing QT
>         headers that don't exist anymore in QT4. I'm away on vacation
>         through next week with no access to my dev box or I'd upload
>         my patch so far.
>         -- Shawn
>         On Aug 8, 2008, at 3:30 AM, Andreas Köhler < at>
>         wrote:
>                 Hi,
>                 On So, 2008-08-03 at 17:45 -0400, Nathan Buchanan
>                 wrote:
>                         Hi Shawn,
>                         On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 10:30 PM, Faucher
>                         <faucher at> wrote:
>                                 Hello all,
>                                 I maintain the GnuCash Portable
>                                 package on  I'm
>                                 excited
>                                 to
>                                 see with this release that aqbanking 3
>                                 is supported, since it no longer
>                                 requires admin access to the registry
>                                 (HKLM) and is thus much more
>                                 portable.  Unfortunately I see that
>                                 the windows release of 2.2.6 is still
>                                 built with aqbanking 2.
>                                 Is anyone working on adding the option
>                                 for aqbanking 3 to the windows build
>                                 scripts?  I'm taking a crack at doing
>                                 it manually but I'm sure someone more
>                                 familiar with the scripts would
>                                 probably do a better job.
>                         I think Andreas might have some pieces of it,
>                         but other than that, I don't
>                         believe anyone is actively working on it. It
>                         is on my ever-extending todo
>                         list, though.
>                 yes, I have some pieces, but stopped because 'make
>                 check' in gwenhywfar
>                 simply failed with gnutls.  One might want to ignore
>                 that for a while
>                 and continue creating the other inst_ functions.
>                  Shawn, if you want to
>                 take a look at that, please consider working within
>                 our scripting
>                 framework.  That will reduce the work a lot needed to
>                 incorporate your
>                 results into the project.  I think the scripts are not
>                 that complicated,
>                 basically all we need are at least functions
>                 inst_libgmp, inst_gnutls,
>                 inst_gwenhywfar3 and inst_aqbanking3 that work
>                 together seamlessly.
>                 Maybe the attachments help you a tiny bit.
>                 If you have problems, do not hesitate to ask :-)
>                 Personally, I am bit slow with emails right now
>                 though.
>                 Ciao,
>                 -- andi5
>                 <libgmp.func>
>                 <gnutls.func>

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