stock price broken

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jan 11 10:53:57 EST 2011


brad <bradhaack at> writes:

> On Mon, 2011-01-10 at 10:24 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> brad <bradhaack at> writes:
>> > Tried this again and same answer.  Like I said last week, I reverted to
>> > 2.2.9 and an older file and recovered.  
>> >
>> > Today, I removed gnucash and gnucash-common using synaptic package
>> > manager.  I followed the wiki build instructions explicitly and built
>> > the latest unstable release.  (John, no I didn't use the -rpath arg,
>> > didn't think I needed it since I removed the old version, and wasn't
>> > sure which cmd (configure or make) it was supposed to go w).  Started it
>> > up and see the same problem.   
>> >
>> > Next I installed the stable version, 2.4.0 from  Same thing.
>> >
>> > To reiterate:
>> >
>> > Transactions that were OK are now unbalanced 
>> > Example, from transaction register showing split
>> > 1st split line, stockAcct  shares=10 Price=1 buy=10
>> > 2nd line:       fundingAcct sell=100
>> > 3rd line: nothing in the Account field,  price=1, Buy=90
>> Yes, this is an imbalanced transaction.  In the 1st split you're saying
>> that you're buying 10 shares for $1 each (for a total buy-in of $10),
>> but in the 2nd split you're saying that you're funding the account with
>> $100.  So yes, you absolutely have an imbalance of $90.
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>> -derek
> Derek,  This email was part of a longer thread that got snipped. Yes I
> know it's imbalanced.  The point is that it wasn't imbalanced before I
> upgraded and the imbalances (not just this one) just magically showed up
> when I upgraded.  Also the price cannot be edited.  I'll see if I can
> create a simple example file and file a bug report.

Check the commodity of the stock account?


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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