[scribus] svn problem

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed May 28 02:46:17 CEST 2008

Roger wrote:
> HI all
> Linux FC8 on intel mb and P4 cpu, have run Scrivus 1.3.5 for a few weeks.
> I just downloaded what appears to be a late version of Scribus 1.3.5. thinking 
> it may be the new 1.3.6
> svn co svn://scribus.info/Scribus/trunk/Scribus
> When compiled it had no icons on the tool bar, just a series of menu items 
> requiring several clicks to access any item
> text and image boxes, lines, etc and there seem to be no way of making a 
> rectangular coloured panel without going thru hoops, is this correct or am I 
> doing something wrong.
> Most strange.
> Also there are no panel and line icons in the F2 Properties dialog
> Anyhow this new version overwrote the previous 1.3.5 which did have icons, ok so 
> far, I guess.
> However 2 major problems arose.
> 1 it won't open .sla files from the previous 1.3.5 so while all my work is 
> available it cannot be accessed.
> 2. this version won't save, egs -- open a new document click Save and I get 
> error message "Cannot write file"
>   I note that the /bin,  /include,  /lib, and  /share  folders are all locked, 
> does this prevent the user from saving?
Sounds like it's broken -- maybe svn up again (or maybe even wipe out 
and svn co all over again).


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