[scribus] Build Version Ascertainable?

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Nov 12 14:59:10 UTC 2012

On 11/11/12 10:41 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi john,
>> I've been building Scribus from the high watermark of SVN (1.5) and
>> need to determine what version my currently running edition is from.
>> Using Help-About does not provide me the Subversion version and gives
>> me a date of "1 August 2012" when my system notes I built it 18:33:17
>> 09/10/12 PDT.
>> Is the Subversion version which Scribus is built from ascertainable
>> from a running instance?  If not, is there a file is the staged tree
>> that might reflect it?  I built Scribus using Gentoo's portage
>> facility which basically pulls whatever is HEAD at the time I
>> update.  In this case, I think I last successfully built on 18:33:17
>> 09/10/12 PDT.  I'm going to go look at the Subversion repository (I
>> hope there is a websvn (http://websvn.tigris.org/) interface) and
>> determine what version was HEAD around that time.
>> It seems to me having a Subversion version and date included in the
>> About box might be helpful.
> this has been discussed a few times already, but (afaik) nobody brought
> a usable solution.
> another useful feature, would be to add the git branch, for the ones
> who compile from gif.
> the main question is: how can we hack the cmake scripts to
> automatically add such information?
i've done a short google search.

here are some links worth to be considered...




if i have some time i will have a look at them...


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