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

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Mar 31 14:59:25 CEST 2011

hi stefan,
> i've already posted this question to the forum (http://bit.ly/hM3ieI) 
> but i'm under the impression that the forum isn't too active ... so 
> i'm trying it here again.
> i've downloaded the last release candidate from sourceforge and as i'm 
> still on ppc i tried to compile the program for ppc (os 10.5.8) with 
> CMAKE. basically that went fine and i was able to build scribus with 
> the following build-sequence:
> -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=/Applications && make install
> however, when starting up the rogram it immediatly crashed. the 
> crashlog gave me the following:
> Dyld Error Message:
>   Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.6.dylib
>   Referenced from: 
> /Applications/Scribus1.4.0.rc3.app/Contents/MacOS/Scribus
>   Reason: image not found
> ... of course there's no libfreetype.6.dylib in /usr/local/lib but 
> there's one in /opt/local/lib (must have installed it from macports. 
> don't remember when or why). so, what does a proper build-sequence 
> have to look like so this library is being looked up in the right 
> place? (i tried  -DFREETYPE_INCLUDE_DIR=/opt/local/lib but that 
> doesn't seem to be right ...).
> any hints highly appreciated. thanks!

any reason why you're not using the fink packages?

RC3 is possibly not there yet, but i'm sure that martin will update it 
very soon!


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