[GNC-dev] archive of GnuCash

Stephen M. Butler kg7je at arrl.net
Wed Nov 13 11:39:41 EST 2019

On 11/13/19 5:13 AM, Geert Janssens wrote:
> Op woensdag 13 november 2019 05:28:30 CET schreef Stephen M. Butler:
> Your commands below still seem to be odd or don't match what you really did:
>> mkdir gnucash-git
>> mkdir gnucash-build
>> mkdir gnucash-build/v3.7
>> cd gnucash-git
>> git clone https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash.git maint
> This will create a directory named maint inside gnucash.git. Inside that 
> directory you will have a clone of the gnucash github repo. It will have the 
> maint branch checked out, but that's only because it's the default branch in 
> the github repo.
>> git checkout maint
> I would expect this to fail as you're still in the gnucash.git directory and 
> you didn't clone anything here. Or your did a "cd maint" which you forgot to 
> mention here.
Looks like I'm eating eggs off my face for breakfast this morning.  I
checked the command history and, yes, there is a cd maint in between
those two.
>> git worktree add ../v3.7 3.7
> Assuming you're in maint that does indeed add an additional worktree. 

Figured that I might end up destroying that by accident and being able
to recreate locally is a whole lot faster than cloning from github!

Then again, I might be making this too complicated for myself.  We'll
see over time if this was a good idea or a bad one (for me).

>> cd ../../gnucash-build/v3.7
>> cmake --WITH_PYTHON=ON -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ../../gnucash-git/v3.7
>> make dist
> Regards,
> Geert

Stephen M Butler, PMP, PSM
Stephen.M.Butler51 at gmail.com
kg7je at arrl.net
GnuPG Fingerprint:  8A25 9726 D439 758D D846 E5D4 282A 5477 0385 81D8

More information about the gnucash-devel mailing list