aqbanking5 support of gnucash

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 17 11:08:35 EDT 2010

Martin Preuss <martin at> writes:

> Hi,
> On Freitag 13 August 2010, Derek Atkins wrote:
> [...]
>> I'm curious:  Don't we still support AqB-3?  My Fedora-12 system has:
>> aqbanking-3.8.2-2.fc12.x86_64
>> aqbanking-devel-3.8.2-2.fc12.x86_64
>> So I think we need to support at least AqB 3, 4, and 5...
> [...]
> AqBanking 3 is ancient... AqBanking3 had very limited support for PIN/TAN-HBCI 
> (which unfortunately is very much used nowadays).
> So many banks can't be connected to with AqBanking3 which would make it 
> necessary at least for German users (which I guess is the majority of the 
> AqBanking users) to upgrade at least to AqBanking4.

I realize it is ancient, however some relatively modern Linux
distributions (like Fedora 12, which is only 6 months old) still
distribute it, so I think we need to continue to support it.

So I think GnuCash 2.4 needs to support AqB 3, 4, and 5.

> Regards
> Martin


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