gnucash and goffice

Thomas Hummel hummel at
Sat Mar 22 03:22:58 PDT 2008

On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 07:53:30AM +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:

> I've bumped into this as well.  I suspect you did a portupgrade of
> goffice recently and that updated it from 0.4 to 0.6 - which (AFAIK)
> gnucash won't work with.  

Yes. But the old (before upgrade to 2.2.3_3) gnucash-2.2.0_1 depended upon
goffice-0.6 (at least, that's what pkg_delete goffice-0.6.2 told me). Why is
that the newer gnucash package would depend upon an older goffice package ? 

> When you then tried to upgrade gnucash, it
> re-installed goffice 0.4 (as a dependency) but detected goffice 0.6
> during its configure.


> My solution was to remove gnucash and both goffice packages and then
> just rebuild gnucash (which will reinstall goffice 0.4).

It works indeed. I was just hoping there was a cleaner way of fixing things.

Thanks anyway !

Thomas Hummel

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