importing historical quotes into gnucash

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Feb 6 10:07:45 EST 2006

"Lincoln A. Baxter" <lab at> writes:

> On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 19:03 -0500, David Hampton wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 14:43 -0800, Steve Kelem wrote:
> [snip]
>> Not that I'm aware of.  Look at a <price> element in your data file.
>> The hard part will be generating unique guid numbers.
> If you have e2fsprogs on your system, the chances are good you
> have /bin/uuidgen.
>         # /bin/uuidgen 
>         bc60b372-9b8e-40cf-bf03-11ddfcdde026

Just make sure you remove the dashes when you use these strings.
The Gnucash GUID is a pure hex string.

  uuidgen | sed -e 's/-//g'

> Lincoln

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