[Scribus] More info--Scribus building on OS X

Benjamin Reed ranger
Mon Jan 12 23:27:27 CET 2004

Kevin Walzer wrote:

> I've made further progress. For some reason, the standard ./configure 
> and make commands do not build the files properly on OS X. What has 
> worked this far--at least in getting further in the build--is to 
> configure the Makefile to conform to OS X's Xcode IDE, and run the build 
> from Xcode.  QT provides parameters to do this (qmake -project, then 
> qmake -spec macx-pbuilder scribus.pro). This is the only way I am able 
> to generate .moc files, although what happens then is that instead of 
> creating foo.moc, a file named moc_foo.cpp is generated. Since the 
> source files all contain #include foo.cpp statements, that breaks the 
> build once it gets to a name that conflicts. I've confirmed this by 
> changing a few of the include statements to #include moc_foo.cpp.

If I recall correctly, scribus uses the KDE build system, in which case 
you can copy the admin/ dir from any of our (the KDE-Darwin team) 
patched KDE trees over scribus's admin, and run "make -f 
admin/Makefile.common cvs" and then the normal configure, make, make 

Without the updated admin/ dir, KDE stuff in general won't build out of 
the box with Qt/Mac.

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