Testing a Windows build

Andreas Köhler andi5.py at gmx.net
Thu Jan 15 17:23:44 EST 2009

Hi Derek,

it should have been fixed by r17783 on branches/2.2, the corresponding
bug is http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=564928, and I thought
that it is fixed in the version below.  Is that incorrect?

-- andi5

Derek Atkins schrieb:
> Andreas,
> 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
> window?
> -derek
> Andreas Köhler <andi5.py at gmx.net> writes:
>> Hi,
>> 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
>> developers.
>> * 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:
>> http://andi5.net/gnucash/win32/gnucash-2.2.8-svn-r17815-setup.exe
>> (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!
>> Ciao,
>> -- andi5

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