[scribus] Idiot wants to build 1.5.0 from source

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Jun 20 05:23:54 UTC 2011

> On Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:23:45 +1000
> "Owen" <rcook at pcug.org.au> dijo:
>>> Is this something like a fancy wget?
>>No, no, use a console
>>See http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Building_SVN_versions_with_CMake
>># svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus
>>Also read
>>yeah, bit like wget
> Ah! Now I see better how to use svn <slaps head>.
> OK, the main instructions on the above page are:
> 	mkdir ~/src/
> 	mkdir ~/src/scribus_svn
> 	sudo mkdir /usr/local/scribus_svn
> 	cd ~/src/scribus_svn
> 	svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus
> 	cd ./Scribus
> 	cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=/usr/local/scribus_svn
> 	make
> 	sudo "make install"
> So at what point do I put in WANT_VERSIONING=1 so it doesn't mess up
> my
> 1.3.9? Or is "=1" the correct way to do this?

You do it in the CMAKE line, eg,

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=/usr/local/scribus_svn

All that does is create an executable in (this case)
/usr/local/scribus_svn/bin  called "scribus_version number" so you can
install as many versions as you like in the same directory but I
wouldn't do that as *something* with the associated libraries is sure
to go wrong.

It is something that you should worry about, omit it and you will lose
nothing, IMHO

> Also, how do I tell svn which version to fetch? I want the latest
> 1.5.0. Doesn't that have to be on the svn line somewhere? What if I
> wanted to build the 1.4.0 RC5?

svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus will fetch the 1.5.0 version

> And finally, how would one uninstall it? Just use yum erase? How would
> yum erase know which version to uninstall?

No, No, you have built it yourself, yum knows knowthing about it.

As you, in this case, installed it in /usr/local/scribus_svn
directory, use your super powers and # rm -rf /usr/local/scribus_svn

(I build these things in my home directory so I don't have worry about
su_ing to do installs


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