I'm suddenly getting, "Report error An error occurred while running the report."

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at telenet.be
Wed Nov 21 03:17:07 EST 2012

On 21-11-12 00:06, John Ralls wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2012, at 2:46 AM, Craig Bell <rcbell at cox.net> wrote:
>> Downgrading guile did the trick, but I also had to downgrade GnuCash.
>> I already had *guile1* installed, along with guile 2.0.2, but the GnuCash
>> version I was using, 2.4.8, required guile 2, so I had to downgrade it as
>> well, to 2.4.7.  At any rate, I'm having success now with guile 1.8.8. and
>> gnucash 2.4.7.
>> Thanks for the help!
> You should file a bug with your distro about requiring guile 2, otherwise they'll screw up newer releases too. The current Gnucash is 2.4.11.
> Regards,
> John Ralls
I had to read this line a couple of times before I interpreted it 
properly (likely because I'm not a native English speaker). So just for 
clarity I'll rephrase it:
The fact that your distro builds gnucash against guile 2 should be 
considered a packaging bug in your distro. GnuCash may build fine, but 
it doesn't run when using guile 2. For GnuCash to work, it needs either 
guile 1.6 or 1.8. Since 1.6 is pretty old, guile 1.8 is currently 

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