generating reports takes minutes

hendrik at hendrik at
Tue Oct 31 20:17:20 EST 2006

On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 06:58:50PM +0100, Fred Schaer wrote:
> I'd say all versions - it's been so since 1.7 or 1.8 (when I started 
> using gnucash), and it's still dead slow with version 2.0.1.
> I once tried to compile my own 1.9 version using all optimizations I 
> could, but this changed nothing..
> Report is cash flow : I use it to show all expense and income for one 
> month (either current month or previous). It's like gnucash was 
> processing all records for all years/months ...

I/ve looked at the gnucash file with my text editor the other day, and 
it seems to be XML.  I think gnucash may *have* to read all the records 
to get the ones you are looking for.  

Or are you considering the time it take *after* it has read the data 

-- hendrik

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