crash Segmentation fault

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Mar 10 12:32:36 EST 2006

Eric Beversluis <econophil at> writes:

> I was happily posting transactions (using the general ledger window with
> gnucash 1.8.9) when the program crashed and I lost all my morning's
> transactions.  (I thought I was using a stable release.)
> This was the message:
>       Application "/usr/bin/guile" (process 5176) has crashed due to a
> fatal error (Segmentation fault).
> I was entering a transaction to a store whre the previous trans had
> involved a split. I was in the process of trying to delete the extra
> line left over from the split when this happened.

Yep, known bug.  Fixed in the 1.9 series.  It was particularly hard
to track down.

> Thanks.
> EB


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