Release of GnuCash 1.9.6 (beta)

Bob Allen boballen at
Thu May 18 00:29:07 EDT 2006

I am getting an error from ./configure asking to install Guile or update 
to a later version but I have
Guile 1.6.7 installed.

Is this a bug?


Chris Lyttle wrote:
> The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 1.9.6 aka
> "Time to make a difference", the first beta release of the GnuCash Open
> Source Accounting Software which will eventually lead to the stable 
> version 2.0.0.
> This release contains many bugfixes since the sixth unstable release.
> What's New in GnuCash 1.9.6?
> o PLEASE TEST any and all features important
>  to you. Then post any bugs you find to bugzilla
> o We would like to encourage people to test this and any further
>  releases as much as possible and submit bug reports in order that we
>  can polish GnuCash to be as stable as possible for the 2.0.0 release
>  in a few weeks.
> o If you have the urge to help beyond testing please get involved in
>  the discussions on the GnuCash mailing lists which you will find at
> We especially need people to help with
>  updating the documentation.
>  Please see on how to
>  get involved.
> o Major bugfixes include -
> o More Register fixes.
> o Fixes to Scheduled Transactions.
> o Many Report fixes.
> o Many updated translations.
> o New icons.
> o Fixes to lots functionality.
> o Fixes to logging.
> o Many Qof fixes.
> o Fixes to budgeting.
> o HBCI fixes.
> Caveats
> Caveats for testers:
> Any 1.9.x version might crash unexpectedly at any point during
> runtime. If you test some serious work in a 1.9.x release, make sure 
> you hit
> "Save" after ever non-trivial workstep.
> The documentation has had screenshots updated, however, most help
> texts usually only refers to the 1.8.x series.
> Everyone is invited to help improve the documentation; see 
> on how to get
> involved.
> How can you help?
> Testing: Test and help us discover all bugs that might show up. Please
> enter each and every bug into bugzilla at 
> Translating: The new release comes with plenty of new translation
> strings. If you consider contributing a translation, we invite you to 
> test
> this release already. We are now in string freeze phase. Please check 
> for updates
> on this.
> Available at the usual places!
> _______________________________________________
> gnucash-user mailing list
> gnucash-user at
> -----
> Please remember to CC this list on all your replies.
> You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All.

More information about the gnucash-user mailing list