I am lost in this thread. I thought that the point of Linux was to use
RPMs to do the dirty work of installing the software. In fedora that would
be "yum install gnucash". Are you saying that does not work?
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Jean-David Beyer <jeandav...@verizon.net>
> On 02/23/2018 01:51 PM, Dave H wrote:
> > Hi Jean-David,
> > Yes version 2.4.15 was released just over 4 years / 20 versions ago so
> > I'm not surprised you're missing out on a lot of the good stuff :-)
> > I'm sure there must be ways of updating to a later version even on
> > RedHat just like I have already done on Ubuntu.
> > I see epel list an srpm for gnucash 2.6.18-1 under both
> > http://download3.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/7/SRPMS/Packages/g/
> > and http://download3.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/7Server/
> SRPMS/Packages/g/ so
> > I'm surprised you can't upgrade to at least that version ?
> I cannot just upgrade a single package. To do that, I would have to go
> through hell to get all the required libraries. I have done that in the
> past: NEVER AGAIN! It took me several weeks to make some package work
> that way. I think it was VLC. For that, I had to install 26 other
> packages, and finding just the exact version of each took over a week.
> I would have to upgrade my system from RHEL6 to RHEL7, and doing that
> takes about a month of aggravation to get everything configured
> correctly again. That is why I skip every other upgrade. Red Hat support
> their releases for 10 years.
> Also, I do not want to bother compiling from source.
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