Cleaning up old files

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 1 19:25:17 EST 2005

Gnucash will autodelete the backup and log files after 30 days.
You can configure that in your Edit -> Preferences


Quoting JUNIPER <snijuniper at>:

> GnuCash 1.8.11 Red Hat 3
> I use "allfinance" as my basic working file and keep it in a GnuCash 
> directory (as well as occasionally to a flash card). .xac & .log 
> files keep accumulating. Shouldn't they be automatically deleted or 
> replaced after a certain amount of time? There are now 152 files 
> there. Is the only option for me to periodically manually delete all 
> of the .xac and .log files (hoping I don't accidently delete 
> "allfinance" as well!  Is it possible to not make those files at all? 
> (back up with sufficient frequency that I don't feel I need them)
> Steve J
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