[GNC-dev] Gnucash built from git doesn't start

Lothar Paltins lkpgcd at mailbox.org
Tue Oct 22 14:50:19 EDT 2019

Hi Derek,

thanks for your reply.

> First, that clone command wont bring you maint branch, it will still check
> out master into a directory named "maint".  You need a -b maint in there
> to pull the maint branch.
> Second, did you "make install"?  GnuCash is finicky about being run from
> the build tree.

Yes, I forgot the -b before maint in my git clone command and yes, I've 
installed it to /opt/gnucash. But starting /opt/gnucash/bin/gnucash 
doesn't work. Does gnucash have problems finding modules if it's 
installed in a non-standard location?


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