[scribus] Problem compiling SVN version

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid at altmuehlnet.de
Mon Dec 28 15:50:55 CET 2009

John Beardmore schrieb:
> 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/.
If you want to have all the nifty new features of 1.5.0svn then you
should compile with cairo. This configuration is much faster for some
of the new features e.g the new Gradient-Masks.

Franz Schmid

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