gnucash don't start properly (in some cases)

John Ralls jralls at
Fri Feb 14 10:21:46 EST 2014

On Feb 14, 2014, at 4:04 AM, Johannes Kapune <listen at> wrote:

> Dear all again.
> I come again with some new information
> Am 09.02.2014 17:16, schrieb Johannes Kapune:
>> Dear all again,
>> Am 09.02.2014 16:43, schrieb Johannes Kapune:
>>> additionally it does not start by click on icon and also from command
>>> line. On command line I get the message:
>>> "gnucash: ../nptl/pthread_mutex_lock.c:80: __pthread_mutex_cond_lock:
>>> Zusicherung »mutex->__data.__owner == 0« nicht erfüllt."
>>> If I click on my data file it opened without any problems?
>>> Do you want some more information? what?
>>> I use opensuse 13.1 (64-bit)
>>> GnuCash 2.6.1 from Engel repository version 76cba80+ from 2014-02-02
>>> I can do something to prevent this things?
> if I start than GnuCash with option --nofile it opens and I can use my data-file.
> After this Gnucash opens by using its icon.
> This I can do several times.
> If I open Gnucash and do no changes to my data-file and close it - after this I can not open GnuCash by icon.
> Is this a problem on my pc or is it a problem of something around GnuCash?

What happens when GnuCash doesn't open after you click the icon? You said that the "Since Last Run" dialog appears, but it's supposed to. What happens after that?

Have you looked at the tracefile, particularly after having started GnuCash with the --debug option?

John Ralls

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