[scribus] Request to all bug testers and potential reporters
firashanife at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 19:15:31 UTC 2014
On 08/10/14 14:59, john Culleton wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:58:10 -0500
> Kunda Loves Scribus <scribus.user at gmail.com>
>> Hi everybody,
>> This is an unofficial request.
>> 1.5.0 release is just around the corner due to
>> a decision that the roadmap (on the bugtracker)
>> be limited strictly for crash bugs. The idea is
>> that the next dev release version occur as soon
>> and as stable as possible.
>> So the request here is that if you've noticed
>> some unstable 1.5.0svn activity that leads to a
>> crash, please attempt to examine it better so
>> that you can reproduce the steps and report on
>> Mantis. If you've been postponing to post a bug
>> because you haven't had the time for it, now
>> would be a good time to make the time for it.
>> A great example of a succinct and thorough bug
>> report would be
>> (props to FirasH, bug reporter extraordinaire).
>> Clear step-by-step instructions with an
>> attached gdb stack trace (the stack trace is
>> optional, though highly preferred because it
>> helps facilitate a solution faster).
>> Please also check to see if the issue you
>> encounter has been reported already before you
>> report. If so, please notate the issue that
>> exists with feedback that you can reproduce on
>> the platform/distro version and Scribus version
>> + revision #
>> FYI, please compile 1.5svn from HEAD to do the
>> testing. There are several guides out there to
>> help with doing that for certain platforms and
>> distros. If you need help please make yourself
>> heard on IRC or here. If you can offer any
>> patches please be forthcoming with them, though
>> remember that it takes work for the devs to
>> examine patches so create them per scribus
>> coding-style requirements.
>> Thanks again for your participation and
>> attention. Cheers,
> I have always built 1.5.0 using this svn command
> at the beginning:
> svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus s150
> Is this the current path to 1.5.0? If not what
> should I use?
If for any reason you don't remember the exact
path you can use
inside of the Scribus source directory and it will
get the latest code as well.
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