[scribus] Problem compiling SVN version

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 18:14:47 CET 2009

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


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