[scribus] Idiot wants to build 1.5.0 from source

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Jun 20 03:52:29 UTC 2011

> On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 22:41:26 -0400
> Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> dijo:
>>On 06/19/2011 10:33 PM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
>>> I've been using Linux for years, but have never actually compiled a
>>> program. Now I want to build the current 1.5.0 on Fedora 14,
>>> x86_64.
>>> I found this page with instructions:
>>> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Official:Compile_with_CMake
>>> I installed Cmake 2.8.4-1.fc14.
>>> Then the instructions say "Let's assume the following: *Scribus
>>> source is in a directory like /home/username/scribussource/." I
>>> created the folder, but I can't figure out what files are needed
>>> for
>>> the "source" or where to get them. I guess I'm supposed to know
>>> what
>>> source files look like, but I don't. Can someone point me in the
>>> right direction?
>>Here is a better page:
>>with more up to date details.
>>You will need to have subversion so that you can download the source,
>>unless you get a tarball from downloads.
> OK, I read the new page, and I have installed everything that was
> listed there (I think). Subversion and most others were already
> installed and the latest version. I did install GraphicsMagick*,
> python-imaging-devel, cups-devel and cairo-devel.
> I definitely want the WANT_VERSIONING option because I have 1.3.9
> installed and don't want to mess it up.
> Unfortunately, the link to the http: page for the source does not
> work,
> and Firefox pukes up the svn: link "the protocol svn is not associated
> with any program ..." Silly Firefox. So I still don't know what the
> source files are or where to get them.

You need to install svn. On Fedora do a # yum search svn
then install it, then follow the wiki instructions


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