[GNC-dev] Where did libgnucash/app-utils/migratable-prefs.xml.in go on master?

jean ripngo at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 15:11:43 EDT 2020

Thanks. I was mistaken in thinking the file was necessary. Things are 
good without it. Fixed.

On 3/14/20 10:26 AM, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2020, at 9:40 AM, jeanl <ripngo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When implementing
>> https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash/pull/664/files#diff-77a0d7c7fec2990d4ed21d55529873a0
>> I noticed that migratable-prefs.xml.in has been recently removed in the
>> master branch. I assume that's not a mistake, so which file now replaces
>> that? I wasn't able to determine that.
>> If I remove this file, my new preference no longer works.
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> J.
> It, along with the code that used it, was removed from master in d3e03ff6. It's for migrating preferences from the 2.4-and-earlier GConf to GSettings and Geert decided that if you need to upgrade to GnuCash 4.0 from 2.4 or earlier you should first install GnuCash 2.6 or 3 and process all of your files.
> If your change uses that file at all you've done something wrong.
> Regards,
> John Ralls

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