building gda-dev2 on windows XP Pro SP2

Karim B karimb at
Tue Mar 4 23:23:00 EST 2008

Derek Atkins wrote:
> Try checking out the gda-dev2 branch in the "appropriate place"
> manually.
> -derek
> Quoting Karim Bahai <karimb at>:
>> Hi all,
>> I can successfully build gnucash using the script file on my
>> XP system.  Now I want to try building the gda-dev2 branch as well.
>> I grabbed everything from the packaging/win32 directory in the gda-dev2
>> branch, and placed it in the c:\soft\packaging directory.  When I run
>> the script from an msys window it goes off and churns for a
>> while, I see it building the libgda piece but it looks like it's still
>> building gnucash from the main trunk instead of the gda-dev2 branch.
>> Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?  Thanks.
>> Karim B.
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What is the appropriate place?  I went into the c:/soft/gnucash/repos 
directory and did an svn switch to the gda-dev2 branch but a checkout 
then created a c:/soft/gnucash/repos/gda-dev2 directory were it dropped 
the gda-dev2 files.  Is that where they should go?
Karim B

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