GLib-WARNING from fresh build

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Jan 25 20:25:30 EST 2014

On Jan 25, 2014, at 4:54 PM, alessandro basili <alessandro.basili at> wrote:

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> Hi everyone,
> I setup a VM as suggested in a separate thread and built from the git
> repo.
> Here is what I got after successfully configured/built:
>> alb at wheezy:~/Repositories/gnucash/src/bin/test$ ./test-version
>> (process:28304): GLib-WARNING **: GError set over the top of a
>> previous GError or uninitialized memory. This indicates a bug in
>> someone's code. You must ensure an error is NULL before it's set. 
>> The overwriting error message was: No such file or directory 
>> GnuCash 2.6.0 development version This copy was built from git rev
>> 53e1954+ on 2014-01-26.
> What am I doing wrong?

Probably nothing. That’s what I get when I do the same thing, so that script has apparently succumbed to bit-rot.

Go back to Repositories/gnucash and run make check. If everything passes, your build is OK.

John Ralls

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