[GNC-dev] There was an error parsing the file...
mohavebaked at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 11:08:08 EDT 2018
> On Sep 17, 2018, at 9:53 AM, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
>> On Sep 17, 2018, at 8:00 AM, chris graves <mohavebaked at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Same thing happens when using the new build to create a new gnucash file. Removing the duplicate lines allows the file to open, but they are placed right back at the next save.
>>> On Sep 16, 2018, at 11:56 AM, chris graves <mohavebaked at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I performed a git clone of the maint branch on July 31st, built and
>>> have been using it successfully since. Today I performed a git pull in
>>> the unmodified clone. Now using the freshly compiled gnucash, when opening a saved (via save as) copy
>>> of a previously okay gnucash file I get the error:
>>> "There was an error parsing the file".
>>> Uncompressing and doing an sdiff -s on the original file and the non-working saved file:
>>> mbp:gnucashSaves chris$ sdiff -s ok.gnucash bad.gnucash
>>> > xmlns:vendor="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/vendor"
>>> > xmlns:addr="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/addr"
>>> > xmlns:billterm="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/billterm"
>>> > xmlns:bt-days="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/bt-days"
>>> > xmlns:bt-prox="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/bt-prox"
>>> > xmlns:cust="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/cust"
>>> > xmlns:employee="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/employee"
>>> > xmlns:entry="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/entry"
>>> > xmlns:invoice="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/invoice"
>>> > xmlns:job="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/job"
>>> > xmlns:order="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/order"
>>> > xmlns:owner="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/owner"
>>> > xmlns:taxtable="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/taxtable"
>>> > xmlns:tte="http://www.gnucash.org/XML/tte"
>>> mbp:gnucashSaves chris$
>>> It turns out that each of the above lines appears twice in the non-working file. After
>>> manually removing the duplicates, the file opens just fine.
> I couldn't replicate this.
> What accounts did you select in the New Account Hierarchy Setup Assistant?
> Is your system set to English/United States as your email address suggests it might be?
> John Ralls
I took all the defaults.
Yes, English/United States.
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