Testing a Windows build
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jan 15 13:36:40 EST 2009
If you're going to do this could you also make sure to backport
the memory fix that causes gnucash to die when you close an invoice
Andreas Köhler <andi5.py at gmx.net> writes:
> I have updated a bunch of libraries used for bundling the GnuCash
> installer on Windows. The two most important changes are
> * Update libtool. This greatly reduces compilation times, mainly for
> * Update GTK+ and remove libgnomeprint*. I hope that this might finally
> fix some of our printing problems.
> Any of these updates might break GnuCash somewhere else though and I
> personally simply do not use GnuCash on Windows a lot. That is why I
> created a new installer for testing, which is not yet to be released.
> You can find it here:
> (md5sum: 5ed6992eb1eb6f98b94cdbd3bd272ca7)
> The version need not be regarded as unstable, but please make sure you
> make a backup of your data file before you test it, I hope as usual. It
> also does not contain every fix yet that will be included in GnuCash
> 2.2.9, the invoice closing crasher should have gone now though.
> So I invite you to give it a try and use it, both for those use cases
> that always failed for you and as in day-to-day business. If you know a
> bug that got fixed, add a comment there, otherwise create a new one or
> comment here on the mailing list.
> Thanks to all volunteers!
> -- andi5
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