Fwd: make check failures

Ted Creedon tcreedon at easystreet.net
Tue Nov 8 09:00:24 EST 2011

Derek suggested I try guile 1.8 but it breaks graphviz and configure breaks
trying to find guile 1.8

what git command should I use to get the patched files?

right now I'm dual booting to keep my gnucash going.


On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:29 AM, Geert Janssens
<janssens-geert at telenet.be>wrote:

> On dinsdag 8 november 2011, Ted Creedon wrote:
> > per irc chat w/ tedc & warlord
> Ted, from the irc log I see you try to build GnuCash for OpenSuse with
> guile
> 2.0.
> The 2.4 branch for sure won't work with guile 2.0. I have committed a
> series
> of patches by guile developer Andy Wingo to the development branch which
> should improve the guile 2.0 support in there. The changes are too
> intrusive
> to introduce in the stable 2.4 series as well unfortunately.
> But there are known problems in the development branch too with Guile 2.0.
> See
> for example the bug reported in our bug tracker by the Debian maintainers
> [1]
> which among others also reports the same make check failures.
> I believe these are due to the swig guile support. Swig continues to
> generate
> guile code using deprecated guile symbols. Check out the bug report and the
> downstream links to learn more about it.
> Geert
> [1] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=655901

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