keeping different versions

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 24 10:49:49 EST 2008


Harold <hh6199 at> writes:

> Probably dumb questions but here goes...
> I am running 3 distros with gnucash. The versions of gnucash are different; from 2.2.6, 2.2.5, 2.2.4. If I am working in distro and want to do some gnucash work without changing distros, is that going to be a possibility?
> I have read about the .log and .xac files and the main file.  I tried copying first the main file and then all the files from the 2.2.6 to the 2.2.4. The balances didn't seem to be the same. 
> Am I expecting too much? Should I just plan on using one distro for keeping track of my finances? 

All 2.2.x versions should be compatible, modulo bugs fixed
(or accidentally introduced) between patch-level versions.
So you should be fine.

All you should need to copy is your main data file.

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