GnuCash Changelog

New in version 2.6.5

December 20th, 2014
  • Between 2.6.4 and 2.6.5, the following bugfixes were accomplished:
  • Bug #736359 - Date of 0000-00-00 in MySQL backend crashes GnuCash.
  • Bug #737815 - Graphs Cannot Be Generated Correctly.
  • Bug #738113 - Crash on reload budget report.
  • Bug #738477 - WebKit is broken on Win32.
  • Bug #741418 - Freeze unposting bill, 100% cpu usage.
  • Some other fixes not associated with reported bugs were accomplished:
  • Pre-compile scm files when building with guile 2.
  • Fix build-time hard-coded path introduced by the guile2 compile changes.
  • Prevent crash when standards-report dir doesn't exist.
  • QIF Import crashes when closing via the 'X' button on the last page.
  • Omit file extension on calls to load-extension.
  • Use one common base directory to store all scheme files and modules.
  • Guile module structure cleanup.
  • Harmonize variable names used to refer to guile modules in all makefiles.
  • Add missing comma in call to gtk_tree_store_set(). Thanks to Frédéric Bière for finding and fixing the problem.
  • Revert to using numerical indexes for the x-axis on bar charts.
  • Aqbanking: Add display of aqbanking subaccountid in initial correspondence setup.
  • Aqbanking online SEPA transfer: Allow transfers without BIC, only IBAN. Also add IBAN checking.
  • Aqbanking transfer: Make IBAN and BIC text entry fields filter digits or alphas correctly as needed.
  • Adapt german SKR03 account template to updated tax rate.
  • Allow GUILE1_PROGS as m4 name. Patch by dimstar@opensuse.org.
  • Add sv_AX, sv_FI, zh_HK, and zh_TW to Makefiles & configure.
  • Translations Updated: Danish, German, Italian
  • New Translations: Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani (Latin). Thanks to The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India. Translation Team Leader: Chandrakant Dhutadmal

New in version 2.6.4 (September 29th, 2014)

  • Between 2.6.3 and 2.6.4, the following bugfixes were accomplished:
  • Bug #120199 - Incorrect sort order in "Sort by Statement Date".
  • Bug #434462 - register color don't work correct with system theme color.
  • Bug #509263 - Since Last Run dialog won't allow resizing of Status column.
  • Bug #610202 - gnucash silently closes when no X11/$DISPLAY is present.
  • Bug #630638 - 'Process payment' should allow to select equity accounts for payment
  • Bug #671615 - French: 'New Customer' button in Find Customer dialog is translated to 'Nouvel onglet'
  • Bug #688965 - Page Up, Page Down keys cause GnuCash to hang.
  • Bug #692249 - Add Help button in Custom Reports dialog box,
  • Bug #695240 - mortgage wizard empty table.
  • Bug #707243 - Hard-coded font colors in account tree?
  • Bug #711440 - Tab labels have different background colour than containing gui element.
  • Bug #711567 - Cannot save a custom report if a path contain diacritic chars
  • Bug #719457 - Template for Home Mortgage Loan isn't properly nested.
  • Bug #719457 - Template for Home Mortgage Loan isn't properly nested.
  • Bug #720427 - Review of french account templates
  • Bug #720934 - Barcharts with many data points have overlapping x-axis labels.
  • Bug #722140 - Add option to control inclusion of trading accounts in cash flow report.
  • Bug #722200 - configure script does not pick the correct am_cv_scanf version.
  • Bug #723145 - Currency display does not respect locale.
  • Bug #723442 - Report Options - Report Name too short.
  • Bug #725054 - Re-numbering sub accounts crashes the program.
  • Bug #725366 - Formula Parsing Error with Scheduled Mortgage Transactions
  • Bug #726449 - Budget Barchart does not show up if running sum is selected.
  • Bug #726888 - cancel button is available on all pages of assistant.
  • Bug #727130 - Crash when newline in Report Title
  • Bug #727338 - Translation and Account file updates for Latvian.
  • Bug #728103 - Invoice opened does not contain the Job under circumstances.
  • Bug #728717 - Ubuntu 14.04 - GNUcash crashes on close.
  • Bug #728841 - XML backend does not always store KVP slots.
  • Bug #729157 - Bill Term discount days are allowed to be more than due days.
  • Bug #729497 - Saved Report Configuration selection window resize.
  • Bug #730255 - Python bindings: Assigns bill entries to non-existant invoice.
  • Bug #731519 - The fix sets the upper limit before it sets the value of the end row spin button.
  • Bug #733107 - Search for reconcile status doesn't work right.
  • Bug #733283 - [PATCH] Loss of fractions when importing OFX investment transactions.
  • Bug #733506 - (ForwadDisableQIF) The forward button is not active even though a file is selected.
  • Bug #734183 - Set all of the denominators correctly on the currency values.
  • Bug #736703 - Scheduled transaction are registered without credit/debit.
  • Bug #732545 - gnucash-2.6.3 segfaults when started.
  • Some other fixes not associated with reported bugs were accomplished:
  • Add business lot scrubbing to Check & Repair->All/This transaction(s).
  • Add context to generic translatable string. This was suggested in bug 671615 by Jérôme Rapinat.
  • Add scrub function to reduce the amount of lot links used. Only lot links between two or more document lots must remain. All lot links between document and payment lots can be scrubbed.
  • Add some date format checking and make sure generated dates are the correct user selected format, not always locale format.
  • Allow the ability to skip rows when importing transactions.
  • Always use the price we display to calculate the current value of an account.
  • Better period totals formatting in Invoices.
  • CSV Export: factor out function to generate regular expression.
  • CSV Import transform macro into function.
  • Convert ISO-8859-1 account chart templates to UTF-8.
  • Correct txf output to use a minus sign, rather than parenthesis.
  • Fix document type dispay for credit notes on owner report.
  • Fix test-backend-dbi segfault with libdbi-0.9.0.
  • Handle the case of scrubbing a lot link between two non-document lots.
  • Make scrub in lot viewer scrub business lots using the new scrub functions.
  • Move account type checking functions into the engine.
  • Prevent older gnucash versions from opening a data file if previously unhandled kvps are used.
  • Python bindings. Add function gncVendorNextID, complementary to gncCustomerNextID.
  • Re-enable loading and saving gnucashdotdir/accelerator-home on OSX.
  • Refactor OS-specific ifdef to reduce code duplication, which results in reduced risk on typos in either branch
  • Refactor get_pay_split into gncOwnerFindOffsettingSplit. In this form it can be used both for scrubbing lot links and for adding new payments
  • Refactor gncOwnerReduceSplitTo out of reduce_biggest_split. It can now be used both for scrubbing and when applying payments
  • Refactor gnc_doc_doc_link into gncOwnerSetLotLinkMemo and move it. It can now be used both for scrubbing and when applying payments
  • Refactor scrub_doc_pay_link into scrub_other_link and make it more generic. It can now be used both to:
  • move a payment to a document lot (its original use case)
  • move a refund to a payment lot or the other way around
  • Relax requirements for booleans in invoice line, accepting 'y' as well as 'yes', 't' as well as 'true'.
  • Replace C++ reserved words for future compatibility with C++.
  • Rework assistant csv import regex code to eliminate the mandatory dummy field.
  • Rewrite invoice payment logic to fix lot link proliferation.
  • SQL: Save commodity namespace changes from template.
  • Set default currency for French account chart templates.
  • Tweak the get_pay_split function to prefer the best possible match.
  • Use libsecret if available since gnome-keyring has been deprecated.
  • Use more significant digits for SX function returns.
  • Use same default setting for quotes in csv import and export.
  • Widen the scope of the subsplit merge scrub function. When used in a strict sense it will only merge splits that are marked as subsplits of each other. In relaxed mode it will merge any split two splits that are both in the same lot and the same transaction.
  • double_to_gnc_numeric: Return overflow error immediately on invalid input.
  • Ensure that the root account is saved to the SQL backend.
  • Chart-of-Account Templates Updated: Latvian, French, Swedish
  • Translations Updated: Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Konkani (includes replacing Raman character set with Devangari) ,Latvian, Marathi, Tamil,
  • New Translations: Bodo, Hindi, Kashmiri, Telugu, Urdu. Thanks to The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India. Translation Team Leader: Chandrakant Dhutadmal

New in version 2.6.3 (April 2nd, 2014)

  • Between 2.6.2 and 2.6.3, the following bugfixes were accomplished:
  • Bug #721196: Cannot import lines with empty fields for deposit or withdrawal in bank transaction download,
  • Bug #721654: Style sheet preference is not saved for a Preconfigured Report.
  • Bug #723975: Dialog box displayed during QIF import has placeholder text.
  • Bug #724995:Gnucash crashes due to assertion failed when opening sqlite file.
  • Bug #726430: Python: account.getName() raises TypeError.
  • Bug #726891: Segmentation fault on session.end().
  • Some other fixes not associated with reported bugs were accomplished:
  • Fix resizing of columns in budget view
  • Fix guile 2 stack overflow errors for large reports
  • Fix basis calculation for FIFO or LIFO when less than one lot is sold.
  • Update Window and Menu item from "Preconfigured-" to "Saved-" Report and add lables to the dialog with help texts
  • Aqbanking: SEPA transfer improvements - fix origin labels and add possibility to edit sender's name.
  • Prevent crash reported in Bug 711567. The bug itself wasn't fixed.
  • Translations Updated: Catalan, Danish, Italian

New in version 2.6.2 (March 11th, 2014)

  • Bug #497831: Can't change the date of a transaction with certain locales
  • Bug #721472: Fix Reconcile description column.
  • Bug #721677: Customer Summary does not include inactive customers
  • Bug #722123: Zero price entry added to price database on stock purchase
  • Bug #722903: Poor performance of account hierarchy, budgets, reconcile window,...
  • Bug #723051: Implement gncCustomerNextID in Python bindings.
  • Bug #723373: Don't create any sx in the since-last-run dialog if this is a read-only file
  • Bug #723644: Make sure that gnc_search_invoice_on_id() returns the correct type of object.
  • Bug #724211: Can't select march 6 date on register
  • Bug #724426: Errors in account plan
  • Bug #724578: Problems clearing incompletely paid invoices
  • Bug #724753: Saved Multicolumn Report Error
  • Bug #725131: Adding Payments to Fancy Invoice

New in version 2.4.15 (January 13th, 2014)

  • Bug #721434: OFX import broken in release 2.4.14
  • Bug #721436: Account Report fails in release 2.4.14

New in version 2.4.14 (January 4th, 2014)

  • Bug #584869: Net change line in general journal report broken
  • Bug #589685: In the report "Budget flow" period it doesn't work ok change the report head line to show the period date for (- period 1). Author : Carsten Rinke
  • Bug #627575: Stylesheet names with non-alphanumeric characters and saved-reports -- addendum
  • Bug #632362: Unable to create "reversing transaction" again after it is removed
  • Bug #632588: Scrub doesn't fix missing currency
  • Bug #644044: Lots: SQL backend loses link to Gain/Loss Txn
  • Bug #653594: related to check printing.
  • Bug #674862: 2038 bug in libdbi
  • Bug #684670: Interest amount calculation is wrong in Sqlite3 format
  • Bug #699686: Startup dialog windows should be top level windows Author: Simon Arlott
  • Bug #701670: Command-V in reconcile window pastes data in register
  • Bug #704183: OFX file import tries to match online_id against ACCTID[space]ACCTKEY even when ACCTKEY is empty.
  • Bug #705123: qofbookmerge.c: bad if statement
  • Bug #710055: advanced portfolio report counts capital gains split as dividend
  • Bug #710311: Missing ChangeLogs
  • Bug #711317: Indian Rupee Symbol appears as "?" marks
  • Bug #712528: Decompress zipped XML files ourself instead of letting libxml2 do it. As of version 2.9.1 it has a bug that causes it to fail to decompress certain files.

New in version 2.5.10 (December 16th, 2013)

  • Bug #336843: Attach images/files/urls to transactions: Disable the "show attachment" menu item if the transaction has no attached file.
  • Bug #619478:Build warning in html/gnc-html-webkit.c
  • Bug #627575: Stylesheet names with non-alphanumeric characters and saved-reports
  • Bug #630578: current date instead of posting date in exchange rate, when posting a bill
  • Bug #632588: Scrub doesn't fix missing currency
  • Bug #639371: Welcome Sample Report reports wrong version and has a broken report
  • Bug #653594: wrong amount printed on checks
  • Bug #705714: QIF Import - File selection pop-up is not on top during qif import.
  • Bug #708526: GnuCash Crashes when opening About page: Downgrade the error to a critical warning.
  • Bug #711317: Indian Rupee Symbol appears as "?" marks
  • Bug #715123: Post invoice problem, cannot unpost
  • Bug #719481: GnuCash report crashes with Guile2
  • Bug #719521: Missing radio button in "Edit security" dialog
  • Bug #719726: Click on File -> Open seg-faults
  • Bug #720235: Python bindings should load environment file just like gnucash does
  • Fix Python tests to no longer require gsettings schemas installed.
  • Fix the CuteCash (Qt GUI based) build
  • Multi-currency "Post invoice" improvements
  • Protect gnc_mktime against bad dates.
  • Protect against null account pointers in a couple of place to avoid asserts.
  • Qif Import Assistant: Don't disable the whole dialog, just the Forward button.
  • QifImport: Fix crash from attempting to import an empty file.
  • Add the ability to search for transactions that are, or are not, book closing entries.
  • Move customer, bill, and invoice importers form the business menu to the file menu.
  • Rename some directories in src/import-export so that the gschema.xml.in.in files within them don't have pathnames that are too long for tar when the GnuCash version exceeds 5 digits (e.g., 2.5.10).
  • Translations updated: German, Italian, French
  • New Translation: Arabic

New in version 2.5.9 (December 2nd, 2013)

  • Bug #644044: Lots: SQL backend loses link to Gain/Loss Txn
  • Bug #704506: Connection loss to mysql after resume from hibernation
  • Bug #707311: Tax Invoice fails to open when using guile 2
  • Bug #710871: Python site-packages not found when not installed to default location using --prefix
  • Bug #710905: Column withs, visibility, order and sort order not saved and restored
  • Bug #711289: Win32 time zone handling is inconsistent between 2.4 and 2.5
  • Bug #712299: Tax Invoice with guile 2 doesn't display currency symbols
  • Bug #715041: Crash opening a file when a file is already open.
  • Bug #715184: Bill or Invoice; a new Bill gives a new Invoice
  • Bug #719471: Unused commodities saved to XML file
  • No Bug Report: Work around libxml2 gzip archive alignment bug which occasionally prevented compressed XML files from opening.
  • Translations updated: German, Italian

New in version 2.5.8 (November 19th, 2013)

  • Bug #707311:Tax Invoice fails to open when using guile 2
  • Bug #709589: make check fails with guile 2
  • Bug #711289: Time Zone Handling is Inconsistent between 2.4 and 2.5
  • Partial fix that may also correct 699997
  • Bug #711294: Gnucash repeatedly asks for associated income account when importing QFX file. Patch by Kuang-che Wu
  • Bug #711493: Fix unselected account that is NULL
  • Translations updated: German