[scribus] File format changes between 1.3.5 and 1.3.6?

Andrew A. Gill superluser at frontiernet.net
Wed May 12 16:20:05 CEST 2010

Well, Gentoo has finally made it nearly impossible to keep using 
Scribus, and that means a forced upgrade for me.

Unfortunately, I need to make sure this works for two other 
people when I upgrade, and they don't use Gentoo.

I've got one colleague who uses Windows, which means he will be 
getting the 1.3.6 version unless I can get him to find an old 
version of the Windows installer, and the other uses Ubuntu (he 
should have Karmic), which means he can upgrade to scribus-ng, 
which is 1.3.5 unless I can show him how to compile scribus from 

Gentoo offers 1.3.5 and 1.3.6.  Are there any file format changes 
between the two versions or can I ask everyone to use whichever 
version is latest for their system without worries about file 

In order to keep using 1.3.3.x on my system, I will have to 
compile from scratch a legacy version of Scribus, qt3, libpng, 
and a few other packages, and install them alongside the current 
versions of those packages, since Gentoo is no longer packaging 
them, and the versions of those packages on my system no longer 

I really don't want to do that.

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