[Scribus] updating CVS

Owen rcook
Fri Feb 11 04:09:46 CET 2005

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 21:23:24 -0500
Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:

> I have some concerns/questions:
> 1. Although I note that people are always directed to the Scribus site 
> for info about CVS, it's really not easy to find; I always have to start 
> searching around for it.  Eventually I find that the only way to get to 
> the goodies is clicking on FAQ -- not the most obvious choice.

Well I did the same for a while, then I put the relevant instructions into a text file. Then I just searched my .bash_history file

Now I think I sould put the export CVSROOT instruction into .bashrc

> 2. I have 3 computers that I try to keep updated with Scribus CVS, an 
> Athlon XP, a 'plain' Athlon, and a Pentium 4 laptop.  All are running 
> FC3 -- is it necessary to download/update CVS on each individually, 
> compile, then install, or could  I copy the compiled files from one to 
> the other?

No, download once and copy it wherever. In fact there was/is a daily cvs snapshot bzip2 up that could/can be downloaded

> 3. When I do update/compile from CVS, do I need to do a 'make clean' 
> each time?

I think make distclean is what you want, but have a look at the make file to see what happens.


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