[scribus] Latest 1.5.1 fails when saving PDF

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Wed May 20 21:11:16 UTC 2015

> On 20 May 2015, at 23:07, John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> I usually use the latest nightly svn of 1.5.x when
> doing my work. But I always have a week old copy
> and a month old backup version if, as can be
> expected from time to time, the latest version
> has a problem.
> Using last night's version everything went fine
> until I tried to save a pdf file but then Scribus
> crashed. Fortunately the Scribus autosave file was
> available. I renamed this file and opened it
> using my weekly backup version which had the date
> of May 17 2015. I added in the last few strokes to
> the image and saved as pdf. That was successful.
> I leave it to others to see why this might have
> occurred (I have two deadlines to meet today
> and tomorrow) but I just wanted to give the
> community a heads up. The May 20 version of
> 1.5.1 crashes when you try to save an X:1-a pdf
> file. So use an earlier version if you have it or
> even 1.4.x. for new work.

John - you are actively using 1.5.x for production. Please stay with 1.5.0 (r20099 at the latest). We will be breaking things in 1.5.1. PDF production is undergoing a complete rebuild as will many other major areas.

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