Gnucash for Debian woody available

Ken Restivo ken at
Sat Nov 1 01:06:28 CST 2003

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$ gnucash
ERROR: In procedure dynamic-link:
ERROR: file: "libgw-wct", message: " cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

ii  gnucash        1.8.7-1.2.wood A personal finance tracking program.
ii  libgwrapguile1 1.3.4-9.woody  g-wrap: Tool for exporting C libraries into 

odd, because i see in /usr/lib:

this rather crude hack made the problem go away:
cd /usr/lib
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
sudo ln -s
sudo ln -s

i can now run gnucash 1.8.7. fantastic!

but, shouldn't the libgwrapguile1 package installation have created these links automatically?

- -ken
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On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 11:51:55PM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 07:34:38PM -0800, Ken Restivo wrote:
> > 
> > hmm..
> > 
> > Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
> >   gnucash: Depends: libltdl3 (>= 1.5-3) but 1.4.2-4 is to be installed
> > E: Sorry, broken packages
> I have added a backport of the latest version of libtool and have
> bumped the gnucash version. Try again.
> I don't have a machine running Debian stable handy so I've been
> creating the package using pbuilder (it allows you to build packages in
> a chroot using any release of Debian you choose). This means I can't
> actually test the package. Hopefully everything is in order this time.
> -- 
> James (Jay) Treacy
> treacy at

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