[Scribus] small problem

Franky Van Liedekerke liedekef
Sun Jun 22 12:03:38 CEST 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 10:41:51 +0200
Franz Schmid <Franz.Schmid at altmuehlnet.de> wrote:

> Franky Van Liedekerke wrote:
> > On Sat, 21 Jun 2003 20:43:39 +0200
> > ok, back from testing: reverting to the original rpm's (qt-3.1.1)
> > didn't change anything, but it did show me that in 9 out of 10 cases
> > you get to trash the window manager when creating a new document with
> > qt-3.1.1. Could this have anything to do with the fact that I have a
> > athlon and I'm not specifying "-march=athlon" to the configure
> > process? Anyway, the next test was to see if it happened with kde on
> > that machine as well, and the answer is: no, every window is bounded
> > there.
> > 
> > So, my conclusion so far is that scribus- is (almost)
> > incompatible with qt-3.1.1 (problem when opening or creating a doc)
> > and (almost) incompatible with gnome 2.2 (some windows without
> > boundings), both which are default installed in the latest redhat 9.0
> > release (even with all the updates applied), but it works under kde
> > (with the latest qt-3.1.2 as well of course) so for the moment kde it
> > is. I don't this is the way it was meant to be, so I hope Franz (and
> > the rest of the developers) can iron out the rinkles (I know it must
> > be tiny things that need fixing, but it would help lots of users out
> > there).
> I never ever had these problems neither with Qt-3.0.x nor Qt-3.1.1 or
> Qt.3.1.2, it really seems that your X-Windows installation is somewhat
> damaged. A hint to this is the fact that you wrote: "on the remote
> Display everything works fine".
> Peter Linnell has also a Redhat 9.0 Installation and he reports that the
> latest Versions of Scribus are rock-solid stable. And he does very harsh
> tests with Scribus.
> What me also puzzles is the fact that Version 0.9.10 works for you. But
> there are no changes in Ver. 0.9.11 that could cause the problems you
> have. The code for the Measurement Palette for example has only minor
> changes unrelated to the Display.
> One Question: did you install RH 9.0 from Scratch or did you an Update
> from an older Version with an already installed Scribus-0.9.10 ?

I installed the whole system from scratch and installed as well gnome as
kde, because I wanted to use gnome but I knew I'd need kde-devel for
scribus. So I really can't see why it wouldn't work under gnome. I don't
think it's really a redhat 9 issue, but a gnome version issue


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