Any one can explain me why I get a negative balance after execute a sendfrom ?

"sendfrom myaccount btcaddress amount" and right after "getbalance myaccount" return a negative balance

I don't really understand why the balance is negative ...

After 1confirmation, the balance come back to his real value.

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Read this issue: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/2079

As gavinandresen commented December 06, 2012

Yes, that is a 'WONTFIX'.

A sendall account command that took the account to exactly zero might be a good solution, although you can still run into edge cases like "what if the account contains 0.000001 BTC" (fee to sendall might be greater than that).

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