[scribus] scribus crash on startup, a posible fix

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Jun 3 22:36:50 CEST 2010

hi eden

> i'm a dominican graphics designer interested in open source software.
> i'm running Mac OS 10.4.11, on MacBook intel core 2 duo, 2 GHz, 1 GB
> RAM.
> i've experienced the Scribus 1.3.6 crash on opening, and i read about
> this crash in Scribus faq documentation. but i didn't find
> instructions for how to fix it.
> i created some simplified steps to fix this problem, and others that
> Scribus gave me. before this, i actually read a lot of help, built
> and installed my sources completely and did lots of drag-and-drop
> tests, but i don't think is necessary to tell the whole story. i
> applied this fixes the first time to scribus 1.3.6 on may 28, 2010,
> but i could not contact you then. i replicated the exact same errors
> with scribus 1.3.7 on june 2, 2010.

for 1.3.6 on os x 10.4 you have to install scribus-ng through fink.

it seems that 1.3.7 dmg will work on tiger, too, but i have not tested it yet.


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