gnucash master: Add failing unittest for aqbanking lookup of trans_retrieval date.

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Sep 8 12:18:59 EDT 2014

John Ralls <jralls at> writes:

> On Sep 8, 2014, at 5:31 AM, Christian Stimming <christian at> wrote:
>> Zitat von John Ralls <jralls at>:
>>>> recently I noticed the "trans-retrieval" slot in the aqbanking
>>>> account doesn't
>>>> remember its value.
>>> Christian,
>>> Yeah, fixed and pushed, e210f8c.
>>> The difference was that your test used the defective accessor
>>> function and mine used qof_instance_get directly with the right
>>> parameter type (Timespec ** instead of Timespec *).
>> Ah, the wonders of zero compile-time checks of variable argument lists in C...
>> Thanks a lot for fixing this!
> It's not C's fault; C compiler's know the difference between pointers
> and pointers-to-pointers and how to raise type errors. It's GValue's
> conversion of everything to void* that defeats the type checking.

Yeah, this will all get fixed in C++ :)

gpointer sucks :(

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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