[scribus] Scribus 1.3.5 on 64 bit

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 17 14:23:07 CEST 2009

OM wrote:
> * Roger <hovergo at net-tech.com.au> [2009-04-17 09:50:27 +1000]:
>>>> Will scribus 1.3.5 run on an i686  64bit computer.
>>>> Will it need to be recompiled.
>>>> TIA
>>>> Roger
>> You omitted a crucial detail - operating system. Most linux distributions have
>> 64-bit packages for Scribus and you can compile it yourself without any
>> problems. I'll let others speak for MacOSX and Win64.
>> Thanks Alex.
>> Fedora 11 i686_x64
>> Reading and replies seem to indicate that it will be ok with most apps.
>> Roger
> Yes it will be. Our mrdocs a.k.a. Peter Linnell provides excellent packages for
> Suse and Fedora in addition to what those distros put out themselves.
As far as Fedora goes, they are *not* supplying appropriate versions. 
They completely abandoned the 1.3.3.x series some time ago, and were 
unhelpful when I suggested this was a mistake. Fedora 10 came with a 
somewhat dated 1.3.5svn.
So if you have any recent Fedora, mrdocs is your best source.


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