[scribus] compiling the scribus 1.4.0 rc3 under mac os 10.5.8 ppc

Stefan Nussbaumer stefanus at chello.at
Wed Apr 6 16:32:45 CEST 2011


Am 06.04.11 12:00, schrieb scribus-request at lists.scribus.net:
> I don't know how much help this is, but in my pre-compiled version of
> Scribus (version 1.3.8) "libfreetype.6.dylib" is*inside*  the Scribus
> application package.  At Scribus.app/Contents/Frameworks/libfreetype.6.dylib.

well, not if you compile Scribus in the way I did. I guess there's a way 
to compile libraries _into_ the app-bundle with CMAKE but I didn't 
really care. Rather it seems external libraries get linked - just from 
comparing the size of the precompiled binary that I had installed before 
to the one that I compiled myself: 354,9 MB (precompiled) vs. 74,2 MB 
(self-compiled) - I guess one big difference is that you can install the 
pre-compiled binaries even without having installed Qt on your machine 
while compiling from source requires to have Qt installed (I've used the 
pre-compiled Qt-paccage from 
-> "carbon" - the cocoa-version is supposed to run on ppc as well. 
however, you'd have to compile it yourself which is pretty much a pain ...)
> So for what you're trying to compile, I wonder why the executable is looking
> for an*external*  file.
> I'm trying to do "the same thing" that you are.  That is, get a working
> version of Scribus 1.4.0 for a PPC Macintosh.

if it's only 1.4.0 you want you could go with RC1 I think (I believe 
that's what I did first) -> 
> MacPorts is grinding away building qt4-mac.
> When it finally finishes, I'll try building Scribus again.

... took me 2 days the last time I did that ...


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