Perl Modules

John Ralls jralls at
Thu Dec 22 18:55:18 EST 2016

> On Dec 22, 2016, at 3:07 PM, Antonios Hadjigeorgalis <Antonios at> wrote:
> Ubuntu 16.04 installs this long list of perl modules when it installs
> GnuCash from the repo.  I don't see this documented anywhere (except for
> libfinance-quote-perl module).  The build instructions don't mention
> these.  Should these be installed when building GnuCash?  If so, I would be
> happy to update the wiki build instructions.
> The build does succeed without them.
> libclass-singleton-perl
> libcommon-sense-perl
> libdate-manip-perl
> libdatetime-locale-perl
> libdatetime-perl
> libdatetime-timezone-perl
> libhtml-tableextract-perl
> libjson-perl libjson-xs-perl
> libmodule-implementation-perl
> libmodule-runtime-perl
> libparams-classify-perl
> libparams-validate-perl
> libtry-tiny-perl
> libtypes-serialiser-perl

They look like they're probably dependencies of Finance::Quote, a perl module that GnuCash uses for online quote retrieval. It's completely optional and separate from building or installing GnuCash itself.

John Ralls

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