Simultaneous release of gnucash and gnucash-docs ?

Geert Janssens info at
Fri Oct 5 04:14:49 EDT 2012

On 03-10-12 22:37, Christian Stimming wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 2. Oktober 2012, 22:51:24 schrieb Geert Janssens:
>> The trouble is, that with the new paths, gnucash (2.4.x) won't find its
>> help files anymore, as it is hard-wired to find them in the old
>> location. Trunk doesn't have this problem anymore, because it depends on
>> yelp to find the help files for it.
>> So I'm not sure how to proceed here. I can go two ways:
>> - fix gnucash 2.4.x to find the help files in the new location as well.
>> In that case, gnucash and gnucash-docs have to be released together. An
>> older gnucash won't find the files if they come from a newer gnucash-docs.
> Yes, I think this is the better choice. Especially because you said the yelp
> issue is rather old. Now that this is identified we should release gnucash and
> gnucash-docs so that it works again.
> Thanks!
> Christian
If I can get away with adding two symlinks as Chris suggested that would 
even make things easier, but I don't know if simply adding ln -s <from> 
<to> and rm <link> to the install and uninstall steps in the makefile 
will be ok for package maintainers.


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