Moving from 2.2.6 to 2.2.9 and dropping src/register/register-gnome/gnucash-sheet.c patch (use g_hash_table_new_full to request g_free on de-allocated items)

Loïc Martin loic.martin3 at
Mon Jun 1 13:10:38 EDT 2009

Loïc Martin wrote:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> One of the patches that got applied to Ubuntu 2.2.6-3 was broken.
>> I *believe* this was it, and if you read through the SVN timeline
>> I believe you'll see that this patch was later applied and then
>> reverted because it's broken.  (This is why so many Ubuntu users
>> complain about 2.2.6-3 -- it crashes die to one of the patches).
> You're right, it was reverted at revision 17781 (Bug #564928). For 
> 2.2.9, we'll now ship pristine upstream code. While I'm at it, is there 
> any patches to apply to 2.2.9 that I don't know of?
>> Thanks for taking the time to finally update Ubuntu!
> AFAIU it will only make its way into Ubuntu 9.10 though, unless there's 
> compeling reasons to do a backport - I don't use the program at the 
> moment, so I couldn't tell. However, it should at least be possible to 
> revert the broken patch for 2.2.6 in Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04, now that the 
> culprit is clear.

Spoke too fast. I can't find any bugs on launchpad that relates to this 
problem, and there's no way a Stable Release Update would be granted if 
it doesn't solve any bugs in Ubuntu. Unless some Ubuntu users can point 
me to the bug or, at least, submit it to Launchpad.


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