GnuCash OSX

Charles Day cedayiv at
Sun Aug 23 18:23:46 EDT 2009

2009/8/23 Christian Stimming <stimming at>

> Dear John,
> Am Sonntag, 23. August 2009 04:39 schrieb John Ralls:
> > On Aug 22, 2009, at 2:44 PM, Charles Day wrote:
> > > I believe aqbanking is written for Qt3, so it would have to be
> > > patched to compile against Qt4.
> >
> > I did notice instructions in the aqbanking README for building it with
> > QT4, but I haven't tried that yet.
> I'm the one who has built this qt3-to-qt4 conversion code into the
> aqbanking
> package. It should work exactly as described in the README, as it is also
> used in each and every windows build (MS windows only has qt4). So please
> give it a try, and if there are any unexpected issues, don't hesitate to
> contact me.
> > I haven't looked at what would be involved with a Gtk druid/wizard,
> > either, but I still think it would be a better solution. Should be a
> > fairly straightforward (if tedious) matter of replacing the Qt ui
> > calls with Gtk ones in the existing Qt wizard.
> I'm sorry, but no, this is not the case. The Wizard for the online banking
> setup is way way too complex to be coded in yet another GUI toolkit
> quickly.
> I'd estimate the GUI wizard contains approx. 18 person-months of work by
> now,
> of which 9 pm would still be needed when porting it to another toolkit. I'm
> not saying it were impossible, just it won't be effective or doable with
> the
> current pm resources available around here.
> Again, please give the qt4 instructions a try and contact me on any issues;
> I
> think those should work relatively out-of-the-box.

Thanks Christian, I might try again too. It has been a few months since I
tried last. Perhaps what compiles for Qt4 doesn't necessarily compile for
Qt4 for mac quartz. At least, I couldn't get it to compile, but I wasn't
willing to play too much with it.

> Regards,
> Christian Stimming


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