[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.4.0 Released

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Tue Jan 3 19:55:06 UTC 2012

On 1/3/12 6:50 PM, john Culleton wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Jan 2012 08:29:09 -0500
> Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> This having been said, I hardly see a benefit for *daily* builds. If
>> you are building daily, the presumption is that you are using Scribus
>> daily in a substantial way, so that you would be in a position to
>> find new problems or corrections to old problems.
>> As we have said before on the list, if you build this frequently, you 
>> should have a backup Scribus in case something comes up as a problem. 
>> This is of course less likely with the 1.4.x series at this point.
>> Right now, one might easily keep a 1.4.0 in a "standard" location,
>> then periodically update svn, and install this to a nonstandard
>> location. Then you always have the 1.4.0 to fall back on or compare
>> with.
>> Greg
> Currently my nightly script copies the existing 1.4.0 as a backup
> version before it compiles the newer (by one day) version. I use
> this for comparison purposes to spot the presence of any changes.
> I can add a further backup of the backup to get a two day old
> version or simply add another backup once a week in a separate
> script.
> I have plenty of disk space.
BTW John... just wanted to check.. did you switch to the Version14x tree?


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