Did you verify that you had the back end installed? see https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/FAQ#SQL_Database
David C On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 7:10 AM, coolnodje <coolno...@gmail.com> wrote: > Using Gnucash on MacOS, I got this error trying to open a recently > created file which I think I based on a database back-end instead of the > standard. > > I have upgraded to 3.0 in the meantime and thought it was the problem. > > But I realized when I finally was able to start a v2.6.20 on an older > MacOS10.12 virtual machine that I still had the problem. > Which means that this is all unrelated to the 3.0 upgrade. > > I've tried to revert the file to an older version (prior to the last > modification, so prior to the last successful opening) but got the same > error. > This really confuses me: > > - the file as it was the last time it was successfully modified cannot > be opened (which should exclude file corruption problem) > > - the latest version on latest MacOS can't open it because "No suitable > backend", but 2.6.20 on MacOS10.12 also can't open it because "No > suitable backend". > > So if the file itself is not the problem, and if version that used to be > able to open it can't anymore, where could the problem come from? > > Only I wasn't able to reproduce the error with the exact same setup I > had when last successfully modified: trying to reinstall 2.6.20 on > MacOS10.13 I realized it can't be started anymore (Gnucash can't be > opened because of a problem - DYLD, [0x4] Symbol missing) > > Is there anything I can do to try to save the file in question? > > - nodje > > > _______________________________________________ > gnucash-user mailing list > email@example.com > To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: > https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user > If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see > https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. > ----- > Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. > You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All. > _______________________________________________ gnucash-user mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. ----- Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All.