build after last update

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at
Wed Jul 12 06:21:41 EDT 2017

On woensdag 12 juli 2017 05:34:18 CEST John Ralls wrote:
> > On Jul 11, 2017, at 3:07 PM, Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at>
> > wrote:> 
> > Hmm,
> > 
> > I had my doubts about it at the time John suggested one could run from the
> > build directory, but didn't have time then to question/test further under
> > what restrictions it would work.
> > 
> > But for sure my commits won't copy the images into the build directory
> > where they are searched. I'll see how to fix this.
> > 
> > I must admit on my system 'ninja-build install' is hardly overhead. It
> > takes litterally 2 seconds on my ssd, so running from the build directory
> > was not something I considered important until now. I realize now not
> > everybody has the luxury of such performance.
> Actually, I said that it ran from the build directory and then 20 minutes
> later said that it didn’t because the guile files were still splattered all
> over the build directory.
> Rob changed that in the Distcheck implementation but I’ve been stuck in the
> mingw64 weeds and haven’t tested to see if running from builddir works.
> Regards,
> John Ralls

Ok. There is clearly some cmake magic involved in this that I don't understand 

I have added file copy commands to store the icons and images in the 
respective directories in the build structure. With that running gnucash from 
the build directory does find them again.

I'll note that a ninja-build clean is not removing them, nor several other 
files (like the fq related scripts). This will need someone to attend to as 
well at some point, but it's not blocking IMO.



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