[Scribus] We've switched development to subversion

John R. Culleton john
Fri Jun 22 12:42:31 CEST 2007

On Thursday 21 June 2007 15:50, Craig Ringer wrote:
> John R. Culleton wrote:
> > On Thursday 31 May 2007 15:05, Craig Ringer wrote:
> >> Hi all
> >>
> >> We've made the switch to Subversion. Anonymous CVS will remain
> >> available for at least a week, but will not be updated, and all
> >> new work is going into svn.
> >
> > Ok got the subversion files in their own directory. Thanks,
> >
> > I am of the gunzip >./configure >make >make install generation.
> > If it ain't broke don' fix it, say I.
> Alas, it's broke:
> - Downloading big tarballs of code eats a lot of time and
> bandwidth, and managing patch sets quickly gets cumbersome and
> painful, whereas using a networked revision control system solves
> this; and
> - Autotools has some significant downsides that can waste plenty of
> time and cause lots of pain, especially with Qt's meta-object
> compiler but far from only then. CMake is far from perfect, but IMO
> overall it sucks significantly less - and it's improving
> measurably.
> --
> Craig Ringer

I don't have time to debug this new package on my system. Wasted some 
hours already. So I will stick to precompiled releases of Scribus 
from now on.  

Cmake gives wierd messages like "gcc is broken" which of course it 

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