[scribus] Scribus scripting on OS X

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Oct 11 18:32:29 CEST 2008

Jonathan Hunt wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get Scribus scripting working on OS X (Leopard 10.5.5).
> I'm using and building the X-Windows version. I'm essentially
> using the same build as in MacPorts but trying to enable python
> scripting. So I do a ./configure with a bunch of options (see below)
> and and a build and install no problems. Scribus runs with no errors
> but no script window shows up. I've also tried a binary version from
> the website 1.3.5svn and again no script menu.
> The ./configure script prints a summary
> Configuration Summary:
> Libraries:
>    Freetype2 installed:     Yes
>    Fontconfig found:        Yes
>    CUPS installed:          Yes
>    LittleCMS installed:     Yes
>    libtiff installed:       Yes
>    Libxml2 installed:       Yes
>    Python installed:        Yes
> Configuration options:
>    Debugging enabled:       No
>    cairo enabled:           Yes
> Other details:
> -n
> GhostScript 8.57 was found at /usr/local/
> the only warning I can find relevant is that it can't find the Boost
> libraries, which as far as I can tell aren't a problem.
I don't know much about the particulars of Macs and scripting. Make sure 
you have python development libraries in addition to python. Boost is 
not an issue.
You might verify that you can use python outside of Scribus while you're 
at it.

Hopefully, some Mac users can help.


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