Testing a Windows build

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jan 15 17:29:43 EST 2009

Ah, yep, that looks like it.


Quoting Andreas Köhler <andi5.py at gmx.net>:

> 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?
> Ciao,
> -- 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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