[Scribus] Re: Appropriate platform for compiling scribus
Tue Jun 7 15:08:55 CEST 2005
On Tuesday 07 June 2005 11:22, Sebastian Roeder wrote:
> > I consider buying SuSE 9.3. Has
> > anybody experience with that distro?
> > I want to/have to:
> > - build ghostscript 8.5x
> > - build scribus 1.2.2cvs and 1.3cvs
> > - build lprof
> > - build inkscape 0.41
> > - build GIMP 2.2.6
> > Can all this be achieved with SuSE 9.3 without downloading too much
> > stuff? It's a serious problem, because after a major hardware upgrade, I
> > had to remove my ISDN-card.
> I personaly use Gentoo and I am quite satisfied but Gentoo lacks
> ghostscript-8.xx (non afpl) so I can not use my printer with CUPS and
> ghostscript-8.x at the same time. With your internet problems I would
> not recommend you a source distribution or strongly internet based
> distribution at all.
> SuSE 9.3 has ghostscript-8.15 with full CUPS support (I think no other
> distro has this so far), I have never experienced problems to build CVS
> in my SuSE times and inkscape 0.4x and gimp 2.2.x are already on board.
> I think this is a good starting point.
Gentoo has ghostscript-gnu 8.16 :) Give it a go.
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