Gnucash c++

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Thu Aug 14 06:23:42 EDT 2014

On Thursday 14 August 2014 10:04:55 Gour wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:20:51 -0700
> John Ralls <jralls at> wrote:
> > Then I can make a C++ class and move the functionality into
> > it one function at a time, converting the C function to a wrapper
> > with C linkage. I can test that against the existing C tests, add
> > C++
> > tests, and move on to the next function. The rest of GnuCash can't
> > tell anything's changed; new work now has two versions of the API to
> > use depending on whether it's completely new or a modification of
> > existing. If it comes time to start the release cycle and the
> > conversion isn't complete, we can ship it as-is because nothing's
> > broken.
> It sounds good *in theory*, but I'm not so sure you're going to
> rewrite engine and get rid of cruft this way.
> Still, as a happy GC user, I wish you all success.
> For the sake of experiment I briefly tried KMyMoney anticipating that
> (maybe) KDE could fill the need, but *very* quickly I was back to
> xfce/i3/Gnucash. :-)
Off topic for this thread - I'd love to hear what were the things you liked about KMyMoney 
and what you found missing. Can I ask you to share your experience in another e-mail thread 
on gnucash-user ?

It would IMO be very valuable feedback for gnucash to learn about it's strengths and 

Feel free to mention I asked about this if you start such a topic.



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