[scribus] Problem compiling SVN version

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Mon Dec 28 12:29:52 CET 2009

D. R. Evans wrote:
> Thomas Zastrow said the following at 11/14/2009 09:40 AM :
>> I was just wondering that Cairo is necessary for Scribus because some
>> days before we had this discussion here because compiling Scribus on
>> Ubuntu and there it was said that Cairo is not necessary?
> I think that there was a subtlety in the language used...
> I think that it's that cairo is not *strictly necessary*, but it's the
> default. You have to add the correct command line switch to make the build
> use Arthur instead of cairo. Without the switch, then cairo needs to be
> available.

So is either cairo or arthur better than the other in any sense ?

Cheers, J/.
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