[Kmymoney-devel] [Kmymoney] Call for Windows package testers

Ryan Novosielski ryan at novosielski.com
Mon Aug 25 17:13:57 UTC 2014

I'd be happy to test it on 8 and 8.1 for you (both 32-bit). 

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> On Aug 25, 2014, at 13:08, Cristian Oneț <onet.cristian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to ask all Windows users who wish to improve the quality
> of KMyMoney on Windows to try the first installer of the "live build"
> series [1] and report any issues that you might encounter.
> As you may know the development team decided a release schedule [2].
> There is still about a month until the next release will be out which
> gives us enough time to iron out any glitches the installer might
> contain.
> It's also a good opportunity to take a look at the new features that
> were added (the most interesting should be transaction tags).
> Notes about this package:
> - it will only run on Windows 7 or newer version
> - it uses KDE 4.12.5 and Qt 4.8.6
> - it does not yet contain translations
> - GPG works with gpg4win out of the box (this [3] workaround is not
> longer needed)
> - as with previous versions it does not contain the HBCI KBanking
> plugin because AqBanking's [4] build system is autotools based making
> it hard to build using MSVC
> - the OFX import plugin is available
> - as with previous versions the Finance::Quote module will only work
> if you install perl (with the Finance::Quote module) separately
> - it will be periodically updated as issues are fixed
> If you currently use KMyMoney on Windows there is no need to uninstall
> your current version since this version will install in it's own
> folder and will have it's own shortcut by default. Just remember, the
> newer version extends the stored information in the data file (like
> tags) so when switching back to the old version this new extra
> information (tags), that the old version knows nothing about, will be
> lost.
> Make sure that you backup your data file (make a copy of it somewhere)
> more often while using this version (just in case). I actually expect
> this package to be better then the last one (4.6.4) but after all this
> is a call for testing.
> I have tested the installer on Windows 7 32bits so feedback using
> newer versions would be welcomed.
> Regards,
> Cristian
> [1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/kmymoney2/files/KMyMoney-Windows/live/kmymoney-x86-setup-4.6.90-cdd451fe35.exe/download
> [2] https://techbase.kde.org/Projects/KMyMoney#Version_4.7.0
> [3] https://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=120774#p311716
> [4] http://www.aquamaniac.de/sites/aqbanking/index.php
> P.S: Alvaro please blog about this since the planet has better visibility
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