GnuCash releases ?

John Ralls jralls at
Fri Mar 29 16:01:13 EDT 2013

On Mar 29, 2013, at 12:18 PM, Christian Stimming <christian at> wrote:

> Am Freitag, 29. März 2013, 10:12:50 schrieb John Ralls:
>> On the trunk build, the POTFILES complaints are about the source files to
>> build a couple of stand-alone programs, fini and financial. These are built
>> with a hand-rolled makefile in src/app-utils/calculation called
>> Makefile.calc. It's not part of the regular build. When calculation was a
>> separate module these sources were included as an EXTRA_DIST in the main
>>, but that was dropped when Christian moved them into app-utils.
>> Has anyone *ever* used or even built them?
>> Unless someone speaks up really soon, the two files that are part of the
>> library are moving up a level into app-utils and the rest of calculation is
>> going into the bit-bucket.
> The executables can be removed, sure.
> I'd prefer to continue having the code files itself in the subdirectory 
> "calculation". The "calculation" code is a standalone unit  for those 
> financial calculations and not dependent on glib or any other gnucash parts. 
> Moving it plain into app-utils would loose the information that those 4-5 
> source files make up a unit of its own. Only within gnucash this unit 
> thematically belongs into app-utils, which is why I've moved it there.

I'd prefer that they be grouped by changing their names to calc_foo, but that's more work and it's more important now to get distcheck to pass, so OK.

John Ralls

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