GnuCash releases ?
jralls at ceridwen.us
Sun Mar 31 13:54:21 EDT 2013
On Mar 31, 2013, at 10:18 AM, Paul Conrady <audio1953 at gmail.com> wrote:
> John Ralls-2 wrote
>> I've got trunk passing distcheck now, so I'm going to bump and tag tonight
>> and release tomorrow. Here's my NEWS item. Did I miss anything?
>> John Ralls
>> The Gnucash Development Team is pleased to release Gnucash 2.5.0,
>> the first release of an unstable series leading to Gnucash 2.6.0.
>> This release is UNSTABLE and SHOULD NOT BE USED in production.
>> Robert Fewell has contributed a rewrite of the ledger
>> (Gnucash's primary interface window) to use the GtkTreeModel
>> (select "register 2" from the menu) as well as a new CSV
>> import/export facility for account trees.
>> Gnucash now requires Gtk+-2.24 and GLib-2.26. We've removed
>> most of the dependencies on libraries obsoleted by project
>> Ridley and will in position to move to Gtk+-3.x once the
>> GtkTreeModel register window work is complete. This means
>> that Gnucash 2.5 requires Debian 6, RHEL 6, or one of the
>> more aggressive distributions like Ubuntu.
> I am unsure if the Burke patch is included in this revision
> (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=695423). If so, I suggest a
> notice informing users that this revision allows the same commodity to be
> held in different accounts, whereas in the past, only one account could be
> associated with a specific commodity. This patch adds the account_online_id
> as well to differentiate between commodities held in different accounts.
> Most important - Users will be required to re-associate their downloaded
> transactions to a specific commodity in the Generic Transaction Matcher.
> This re-association is initially required until GnuCash "learns" the new,
> unique ID of a specific Account/Commodity. (Or something to that effect...)
> Just a nit-pick grammatical note; you probably meant -
> " Gnucash now requires Gtk+-2.24 and GLib-2.26. We've removed
> most of the dependencies on libraries obsoleted by project
> Ridley and will /be/ in position to move to Gtk+-3.x once the
> GtkTreeModel register window work is complete. This means..."
Yes, that change is in both 2.4.12 and 2.5.0 along with a lot of other bugfixes. Because it's in both, I'm not going to mention it as a "new feature" of 2.5.
Thanks for catching the missing word!
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