Fresh install of gnucash 2.5.6 crashes on windows
r.bijnen at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 09:25:12 EDT 2013
I wanted to help and test the unstable branch, but am having some problems
A fresh install of 2.5.6 crashed right after launch, only showing the "Tip
of the day" and splash screen for a very brief moment.
The Trance file only contains "* 22:49:57 INFO <gnc.engine>
[gnc_hook_lookup] no hook lists" when launched with the --debug flag.
I tried running the program with gdb, but the debugger crashes :/ (I still
have the log output, but I don't think it's of any help)
Uninstalling 2.5.6 + removing gnucash related dirs in %USERPROFILE% +
reboot + re-install doesn't seem to help.
Doing a upgrade from 2.4.13 to 2.5.6 however seems to resolve the issue!
BTW: As you can have only one version of GnuCash installed and I wanted to
keep working in 4.3.12 I've set up a VirtualBox VM (Win7 Ult. x86) to test
Same problem occurs in a WinXP VM. But using ProcMon I was able to see what
gnucash.exe was trying to do right before crashing:
CreateFile | C:\Documents and
Settings\User\.gnc-migration-tmp\migrate-prefs-user.scm | PATH NOT FOUND
CreateFile | C:\Documents and Settings\User\.gnc-migration-tmp | NAME NOT
I've put up the complete ProcMon log here:
http://dump.rdbnn.nl/gnucash/GnuCash-Logfile-002-pml.zip (zipped pml,
native ProcMon file format)
I hope this info is of some help.
Kind regards, Ruud Bijnen
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