Only January in GC after move from Linux to Mac

James Wilde james.wilde at
Wed Nov 25 07:18:17 EST 2009

A little more info on this one.

1.  I have obviously moved the GC directory from the linux machine, and not copied it as I thought. :(
2.  I have copied the directory to a linux virtual machine on my computer and get the same result.
3.  I have tested moving all the log and xac files from the data directory and just leaving the original file, which is called Accounts without a file type.  When I do this, I get the same result as starting GC with all files, i.e. only January shows up.
4.  I have tried re-reading the log files, using the option on the 'File' menu, but it doesn't seem to work, and I certainly can't mark all log files.  In fact, only the first log file is marked on the Mac and I can't change that and select another.  In the linux vm I can choose another log file and have just discovered that this changes the balances, but I have about 50 log files.  Do I really have to read them one at a time?


On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:56 , James Wilde wrote:

> Hi:
> I ran GC on Ubuntu (several versions over the course of time) problem.  Recently I moved to a Macintosh and loaded over all my files from the GC directory.
> Now, when I start GC on the Mac, I only see transactions for January although I have entered transactions up to and including July.
> I see all the datetime.log and datetime.xac files in my directory, but I also see files with the name datetime.xac.datetime.log and datetime.xac.datetime.xac as these:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 james james   6226 2009-08-15 22:24 Accounts.20090815222829.xac
> -rw-r--r-- 1 james james   2093 2009-08-15 22:30 Accounts.20090815222831.log
> -rw-r--r-- 1 james james 237853 2009-10-16 19:24 Accounts.20090815223015.xac
> -rw-r--r-- 1 james james   3358 2009-09-22 19:08 Accounts.20090815223015.xac.20090922185003.log
> -rw-r--r-- 1 james james 167210 2009-09-01 19:19 Accounts.20090815223015.xac.20090922191326.xac
> I'm wondering if the files have somehow become corrupt - later I'll be going back to the machine they came from to see what I have there, but it's in use and running Windows at the moment.  Also I can't find any information about the files with a double name, like the last two in the sample above.
> If anyone can help, I'd be grateful.
> //James
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