Invoice Importer

reubano reubano at
Wed Jan 4 01:36:44 EST 2012

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 11:20 PM, John Ralls-2 [via GnuCash]
<ml-node+s1415818n4258417h19 at> wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2012, at 12:03 AM, reubano wrote:
>> Christian Stimming-4 wrote
>>> Am Sonntag, 12. Juni 2011 schrieb knew two gnucash:
>>>> Python is compiled in, per the statement:
>>>> "The Python extensions are an optional feature in the source code. To be
>>>> able to use Python scripts, GnuCash must have been compiled with this
>>>> option enabled, otherwise all what follows won’t work."
>>>> So - what am I missing to get "Business → Invoice & Bill Import " to
>>>> work?
>>> Your first step to get this working is to compile with --enable-python,
>>> which
>>> you have done. The next step is to ensure that the python module is
>>> loaded
>>> correctly at start-up. What do you see on your console when you run
>>>  gnucash --logto=stderr --log=gnc=message
>> How would I do this on Mac OSX 10.7 Lion? I installed the binary but don't
>> have the proper menu option. The wiki instructions for building gnucash on
>> mac only mention testing up to Leopard. And I haven't seen any
>> instructions
>> on enabling python using macports either.
> No, the wiki instructions say that the *minimum* version it will work on is
> Leopard. The procedure has been tested on Lion. Do note, though, that the
> resulting binary won't work on any version of OSX earlier than the SDK that
> you use. Note second that the bundle file isn't set up for Python, so you'll
> need to modify it. You'll want to include Python in your module list as
> well, so that you have an in-tree build to work with.

Please explain. So I follow directions from and add the line:

Is there anything additional I need to do?

> Regards,
> John Ralls

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