State of Postgres support, and/or command line interface?

Braindead Braindead at
Fri May 18 15:18:57 EDT 2007

On Fri, 18 May 2007 21:06:05 +0200
Klaus Dahlke <klaus.dahlke at> wrote:

> On Fri, 18 May 2007 10:54:56 -0400
> Braindead <Braindead at> wrote:
> > I'm running 2.0.5 (under Gentoo, seems to be the latest in portage).
> > 
> > What I want to do is be able to either use the postgres backend
> > permanently (last I read it's still not the preferred backend?)
> > *or* be able to export my data into postgres.
> > 
> > What I'd like to accomplish with this is to create automated
> > webpages with reports/status of budget for my household.  I can do
> > this from the XML files if need be, but it'd be mighty nice to be
> > able to query data from a database backend.
> > 
> > Just thought I'd see if there are any other suggestions.  
> > 
> Hi Braindead,
> I have written two perl-scripts that converts gnucash's zipped
> xml-file into sql statements for parsing the date into the old
> gnucash-1.8.x table strucutre. The first script is for initial load,
> the second just posts the delta between the last post to database and
> actual date. The date handling is not pretty sophistacted but
> sufficient for me. I still like to continue to do the reporting based
> on sql.

That would probably work out perfectly for my purposes.... willing to share?  I'd certainly be willing to return any enhancements I may make.. although I doubt I'd need to make any..

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