Edit prices for multiple gnucash files

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Thu Nov 1 12:35:59 EDT 2012

On Nov 1, 2012, at 7:45 AM, Stuart McGraw <smcg4191 at frii.com> wrote:

> On 10/31/2012 01:28 AM, spotty albino wrote:
>> Stuart McGraw wrote
>>> I've mailed you the scripts mentioned on the gnucash 
>>> separately.  I figured I post what I know about them here 
>> [...]
>> I've loaded the Python bindings into my GNU Cash and tried running the
>> imp_history.py script.
>> I get an error message as follows;
>> "WARN <gnc.backend.dbi> [gnc_module_init_backend_dbi()] No DBD drivers
>> found"
>> I imagine this relates to the database backend that you mentioned in an
>> earlier post. Would you be able to help me resolve this? Is it relatively
>> simple to install?
>> Thanks for the help so far, I feel I'm close to getting GNUCash working for
>> me.
> I'm not sure what that message means.  FWIW, I have the 
> following packages installed in my linux (Fedora-15)
> system where I use Gnucash mostly:
>  libdbi-0.8.3
>  libdbi-dbd-mysql-0.8.3
>  libdbi-dbd-pgsql-0.8.3
>  libdbi-devel-0.8.3
>  libdbi-drivers-0.8.3
> Not sure how these are packaged/installed on other systems.
> However, before pursuing that are you sure the above 
> message is the problem?  It seems to be a warning, not 
> and error.  Also, the imp_history.py script works on a 
> gnucash xml file, not gnucash data in a database so 
> in principle does not need to do any database access.

Correct, that's a warning only, and significant only if  you're trying to use one of the SQL backends. If you want to write an XML file it's irrelevant.

John Ralls

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