GnuCash 1.4.11 crashes

Dave Peticolas
Wed, 02 May 2001 04:02:27 -0700

Thomas Spahni writes:
> Users, Developers,
> I have GnuCash 1.4.11 compiled from tarball on SuSE 6.4. It appeared to
> work fine for some time but - as I found out today - crashes consistently
> (well, not always but most of the time) when trying to generate a report
> of all transactions (5th item from the reports menu, called
> "Buchungsbericht" in German language).
> Datafile is not very big (179793 bytes to be exact) and the symptoms are
> CPU usage going up to some 98% for about 20 seconds (it's obviously doing
> something) and then GC completely disappears from the X-screen.

There are some problems with the transaction report in gnucash 1.4.x.
Basically, for large numbers of transactions it is unreliable. This
will be fixed in the next stable version.