[scribus] Scribus 1.5.0 for Windows users.

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Fri Dec 17 02:13:32 CET 2010

On 17/12/2010 01:05, John Culleton wrote:

> I update 1.5.0 every night on my Slackware 13.0 Linux system using
> this script. It may not be elegant but it works:
> ------------------------------
> cd /usr/local/src/scribus_svn
> svn co  svn://scribus.info/Scribus/trunk/Scribus
> cd ./Scribus
> cmake  -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=/usr/local/scribus_svn
> make
> make install
> rm /usr/local/bin/scrib5
> ln /usr/local/scribus_svn/bin/scribus /usr/local/bin/scrib5
> ------------------------------------------------------
> Now for the hard part. Does anyone on list use 1.5.0 under MSWindows?
> If so what steps did you have to go through to set up your system to
> be capable of compiling 1.5.0?
> I am the victim of my own hubris. I boasted that I could create a
> cover in Scribus that would not be rasterized and rendered lumpy by
> the dominant POD printer LSI. And so I can, in 1.5.0. But I can't
> recommend it to others without giving them a roadmap to compiling the
> svn version.
> I know that it is  not company policy to use 1.5.0 for production. But
> it works fine thus far and it is the only version that will produce a
> PDF X/1-a format file so it is a practical necessity unless one is
> willing to spend big bucks on Distiller.

Hi John,

Would you be willing to make your Windows executable available to others ?

Many thanks, J/.
John Beardmore,MSc EDM (Open),B.A. Chem (Oxon),CMIOSH,CEnv,MIEMA,MEI
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