[Scribus] Scribus 1.3.4 in Ubuntu amd64 repositories
Mon Aug 6 15:06:12 CEST 2007
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Scribus 1.3.4 in Ubuntu amd64 repositories
> From: John R. Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 06-08-2007 14:32
> On Monday 06 August 2007, Craig Ringer wrote:
> > John R. Culleton wrote:
> > > On Monday 06 August 2007, Craig Ringer wrote:
> > >> There should be no need to build Scribus from source. You can if
> > >> you like, but it's probably nicer to use packages to do the job.
> > >
> > > One of the strengths of Linux is the ablility to go forward and
> > > backward thorugh versions of a package by downloading tarballs
> > > and copiling them. Packaging systems just get in the way, as the
> > > instant case clearly illustrates.
> > It depends on the user.
> In the instant case it depends on Ubuntu. Ubuntu doesn't have the
> stable version in its repository and therefore the user is stuck with
> a mostly unusable unstable version. Either he compiles from source
> or does without Scribus.
indicates as Craig has outlined. debian and derivative users who want
stability should use the "scribus" package.
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