Scripting documentation

Derek Atkins derek at
Wed Nov 30 15:12:31 EST 2011


On Wed, November 30, 2011 3:06 pm, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> OK. I've managed to compile gnucash and get it to pass its checks (except
> for the database back end, which I had excluded.
> Now I'm ready to start prowling around looking for scripting API to
> document.
> Could someone tell me:
> Is there any existing API documentation, either in the source tree (which
> now has lots of automatically generated files) or on the wiki (please let
> me know where -- it's a huge source tree).
> Where are the source codes for the  scripting API -- both the X side and
> the Python/Scheme side(s).
> So far I haven't found the rather extensive user documentation I'm used
> to seeing as a longtime gnucash user.  Is it in the source tree too?  Or
> somewhere else.  Do I have to use a different make target to gennerate it?
> Anything else that might be useful?

The API docs are generated via doxygen.  You can generate them yourself
using "make docs".  The sourcesof the API docs are spread out through the
source tree.

> -- hendrik

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