dbi default on .configure has changed

Tommy Trussell tommy.trussell at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 17:20:50 EDT 2010

 fOn Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 2:52 PM, Tommy Trussell
<tommy.trussell at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't compiled in awhile, and was following the steps for building
> gnucash on the wiki at http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Building
> (specifically Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04)
> The .configure fails on the dbi portion UNLESS I add --disable-dbi to
> the .configure options.
> Since this didn't happen a few weeks ago, was the option changed to
> encourage folks to try the dbi backend instead of using the
> "traditional" xml file?
> If so the wiki needs to be updated, and I presume this should also
> include a recommendation of which database is preferred.

I found the previous discussions of this, including the announcement
for 2.3.12 back on April 21 (has it been that long since I

             * Change default from --disable-dbi to --enable-dbi. This
               is needed so that 'make distcheck' will work with the
               business sql backend tests.

Sorry for the noise. I will add a mention of --disable-dbi to the wiki.

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