Windows Build failure

Robert Fewell 14ubobit at
Mon Jul 20 10:41:03 EDT 2015


All the builds in May and June will install and if you start one it stops
saying it can not find libboost_date_time.dll. If I copy that dll from the
gcdev/boost/lib to the gnucash/bin directory you get the Runtime Error
straight away as attached.


On 20 July 2015 at 15:22, John Ralls <jralls at> wrote:

> > On Jul 20, 2015, at 4:05 AM, Robert Fewell <14ubobit at> wrote:
> >
> > OK, deleted all folders in gcdev apart from the git ones and reran the
> vb script and then the file. This recompiled all dependencies
> and also gnucash.
> >
> > Tried to start it from the gcdev/gnucash/inst/bin/gnucash-launcher.cmd
> which failed as boost libraries was not in path.
> > Added new path entry to cmd file and now it fails with a Runtime Error.
> >
> > Had a look at the Nightly Builds and the last one that installed and ran
> straight off was on 29/04/2015 and about says version 15a0d5d
> >
> > These have stopped building since the 19/06/2015.
> >
> > All other later builds install but fail to run as missing
> libboost_date_time.dll, thought I could copy the one I had created in
> gcdev/boost to the bin folder but that results in the Runtime Error.
> >
> > Not sure what else I can try.
> Robert,
> I did a build by hand last week after cleaning the build dir, which is
> what stopped the last automatic build. There hasn’t been a commit to master
> since to trigger a new automatic build.
> I’m heading out of town for the week, so I won’t be able to look at the
> Windows runtime until the weekend.
> Since there were completed builds in May and June I guess you mean that
> none of the bundles actually runs because libboost_date_time.dll isn’t in
> the bundle. I guess that’s not surprising except that I thought I’d set up
> the build of boost so that date_time would be header-only. That part should
> be easy to fix.
> What’s the runtime error?
> Regards,
> John Ralls
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