[GNC] Finance::Quote morningstar uk (and europe?) have changed stuff

Wm wm_o_o_o at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Dec 1 15:38:29 EST 2019

On 01/12/2019 15:36, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Nov 30, 2019, at 12:58 PM, Wm via gnucash-user <gnucash-user at gnucash.org> wrote:
>> On 24/11/2019 23:07, Richard Ullger wrote:
>>> On Sunday, 24 November 2019 04:05:23 GMT Wm via gnucash-user wrote:
>>>> Which OS and perl version are you on?  At the moment it is looking like
>>>> gnc might need a more recent version of strawberry perl on Win but I
>>>> can't quite work out why.  If you (or anyone else) let me know your
>>>> version stuff I'll try and work it out and take it up in the dev list or
>>>> with the FQ people as appropriate.
>>> I'm running gnucash on Arch Linux, perl version 5.30.1 https://www.perl.org/
>> Getting a more up to date perl on Win sorted it out.  I'll put this on the bug-list as it seems gnc on Win has no way of working out when it needs a new perl.
> Perl 5 is very stable in terms of language features and mstaruk.pm has had only a couple of string changes--no code--since it was first contributed 6 years ago.
> The problem was more likely that something was wrong with the perl instance: Either it got corrupted or Microsoft pushed a subtly incompatible change to one of its dependencies. Did you try reinstalling the same version of perl that you had?

are you seriously expecting me to go back to perl 5.5 and work out where 
it went wrong?

do your own homework if you have a problem reading, JohnR

In case anyone else gets to read this, the fight is unfair, someone else 
gets the last word.  Sigh.


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