Compile Fails in qofsession.c

Josh Sled jsled at
Mon Jun 23 13:28:48 EDT 2008

Casey Cichon <casey at> writes:
> After a few weeks away from using the development gnucash version to 
> upgrade my machine from Fedora 5 to Ubuntu gutsy (soon to be hardy).  I 
> get this when running ....

> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> qofsession.c: In function 'qof_session_save':
> qofsession.c:1214: warning: 'msg' may be used uninitialized in this function

> i used the following configure line ....
>  ./configure --enable-compile-warnings --enable-ofx --enable-doxygen
> is something broke that I just missed in the emails.

You're now using a different compiler, which generates a warning on that line
where the previous one did not.  By default, we run gcc with '-Werror', which
promotes warnings to errors.

You can choose to fix the warning in qofsession.c, or ./configure with
"--disable-error-on-warning", which will keep building in the face of the

...jsled - a=jsled;; echo ${a}@${b}
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