Ubuntu_16.04_LTS build instructions

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Sat Oct 21 00:58:33 EDT 2017

> On Oct 20, 2017, at 9:44 PM, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
>> On Oct 20, 2017, at 6:22 AM, Wm via gnucash-devel <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org <mailto:gnucash-devel at gnucash.org>> wrote:
>> On a much more minor note the build instructions sometimes refer to the source dir as
>> ../gnucash.git
>> and at others
>> ../gnucash
>> not a big deal but an inconsistency that again might put someone off.  I prefer gnucash.git as I doubt many people are using anything else as their source these days.
> The only issue with “gnucash.git” is that if you do 
>  git clone https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash <https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash>
> the resulting directory is named gnucash rather than gnucash.git; to get gnucash.git you must explicitly add that at the end of the command.
>> In general I like the new build flexibility and will try some experimenting when time allows, maybe even try Windows and python again
> The unstable/master windows build is IMO a lot more straightforward—but then I wrote it. I’ll get some instructions up on the wiki in the next day or two.

Which I have now done, at https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Windows/Development <https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Windows/Development>.

John Ralls

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