gnucash: entry field autodecrements

John Ralls jralls at
Mon May 26 10:10:54 EDT 2014

On 26 May 2014, at 03:40, Thomas Klausner <tk at> wrote:

> Hi!
> I've updated my NetBSD to 6.99.43 and reinstalled all packages from
> scratch.
> Now I've noticed that when adding an entry, gnucash automatically
> decrements the date field whenever I switch entry fields. I.e., when I
> enter an entry for today and press tab to go to the next field, the
> date is decremented to yesterday. This also happens when I click on
> another field with the mouse. When I click on an older entry, the date
> of that entry is also changed.
> I had changed the pkgsrc gnucash dependencies yesterday (removing
> libgnomeui and adding some dependencies that were pulled in via other
> dependencies, but are checked for by the configure script), so I undid
> that; no change. I also tried installing an older binary package and
> deleting .gnucash, killing dconf and clearing out .cache/dconf and
> .config/dconf; nothing helped.
> I'm pretty stumped because I don't have an idea what could cause such
> strange behaviour.
> Does anyone have an idea?

Sounds like Try applying the first patch to GLib.

John Ralls

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