Official Ubuntu GnuCash package segfaults on Ubuntu 14.04

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Apr 29 11:13:27 EDT 2014

On 28 April 2014 17:25, Herbert Mühlburger <mail at> wrote:
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> Some additional information on what might create this issue:
>  - the version of libdbi-dev on Ubuntu 13.10 was 0.8.4-6
>  - the version of libdbi-dev on Ubuntu 14.04 is 0.9.0-1
> There are some deprecated functions which also prevent GnuCash from
> successfuly running the test suite on the current master branch.
> As a result it is not possible for me to run either the current master
> branch or the latest stable version of GnuCash on Ubuntu 14.04.

Note that the version of GC in the Ubuntu repo is 2.6.1, which has
some bugs, though I don't know whether they can cause a crash.

I have had no problems compiling and running 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 14.04
(from the source tarball).  What is it that is causing you difficulty?


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