Building GnuCash 3 on openSuSE

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at
Thu Apr 5 09:57:43 EDT 2018

Hi Herbert,

just a few notes about the dependencies:

Am 05.04.2018 um 14:10 schrieb Herbert Thoma:
> Hi!
> I did not build GnuCash myself for some time, but with 3.0 I did
> try again.
> I'm running openSUSE Leap 42.3.
> So the first error was about gettext being only version 0.19.2.
> OK, this is easily circumvented with -D ALLOW_OLD_GETTEXT=ON,
> but still a bit unfortunate because openSUSE Leap 42.3 ships only
> 0.19.2 and openSUSE Leap 42.3 is the most recent stable openSUSE
> distribution.

obs:// has gettext-*

> Next problem was GTEST. openSUSE Leap 42.3 has a package libgtest0,
> but this does not help. So I downloaded googletest and set the
> GTEST_ROOT and GMOCK_ROOT variables.

As Luciano Santos told me on IRC, the first whithout patching functional
googletest is in tumbleweed.


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