crash on TXF export

Benji Fisher benji at
Sun May 16 13:06:42 EDT 2004

On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 11:11:29AM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Benji Fisher <benji at> writes:
> >> Upgrade to 1.8.9 and try again.
> >
> >      I'll try this, even though it is just a single point upgrade, not
> > the 8 upgrades that my initial post suggested ... (download; tar xz;
> > ./configure; make; make check; sudo make install;
> > /usr/local/bin/gnucash; check Help->About to make sure that I am using
> > the newly compiled version; Report->Tax Report; Export button, choose
> > TXF format, choose a file name for the export; click on the OK button ...)
> 1.8.8 to 1.8.9 wouldn't have made any difference here, but that you
> for upgrading anyways.  ;)
> >      Same result:  instant crash.  One difference is that I started from
> > the command line, instead of the GNOME menu, so I can report an error
> > message.  See below.
> AHA!  You see, you should ALWAYS start from the command-line when reporting
> a fault.  Always always always.
> > 					--Benji Fisher
> Thanks for the backtrace.  Can you copy this into a bug report at
> so we can track this down?  This is clearly
> (yet another) guile-1.6 issue that we never tracked down during
> testing.

     Easier said than done ... OK, it seems to be a known bug.  I added
my backtrace to
because it looks different from the one already there, which (I think)
was from a previous version of GC.

HTH					--Benji Fisher

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