[Scribus] Different Distros - different versions of Scribus?
Tue Mar 13 22:25:24 CET 2007
is 188.8.131.52 available in rpm for opensuse 10.2 yet?
On 3/13/07, Oleksandr Moskalenko <malex at scribus.info> wrote:
> * Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> [2007-03-13 19:54:30 +0100]:
> > On di, 2007-03-13 at 11:21 -0600, Oleksandr Moskalenko wrote:
> > > * Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> [2007-03-13 14:26:59 +0100]:
> > >
> > > > On ma, 2007-03-12 at 21:39 +1000, Elaine de Saxe wrote:
> > > > > The first is Ubuntu and I discover to my surprise, that I can only
> > > > > get 1.2x via Synaptic.
> > > >
> > > > $ apt-cache show scribus-ng | grep Version:
> > > > Version: 184.108.40.206.dfsg-1
> > > >
> > > > So, by installing the 'scribus-ng' package, you get version 220.127.116.11(on
> > > > Feisty, which is about to be released around April 19th).
> > > It should be 18.104.22.168. Are you using our edgy repository?
> > No, I mean the official repository (just pointing out that Elaine got
> > this "only 1.2.x" wrong).
> > (Actually, this "dfsg" in the version string means that this is a
> > recompiled Debian package that has something from upstream excluded--is
> > there anything non-free in the Scribus source tarball?)
> Documentation is non-free. That's why I have a package called
> and all users of our repositories should use "non-free" (Debian) or
> "restricted" (Ubuntu) in the source lines for our repositories i.e.
> deb http://debian.tagancha.org/debian/ unstable main non-free contrib
> deb http://debian.tagancha.org/debian/ edgy main restricted
> > > If the scribus-ng from edgy doesn't work on feisty please tell me and
> > > I'll build a package and start another branch in our repos.
> > Why don't you create official packages & backports for Ubuntu
> > instead? ;-)
> > That would make things easier for most Ubuntu users...
> It is my understanding that the official Ubuntu package of Scribus is a
> rebuild of the package that I as a Debian Developer uploaded into Debian
> before Ubuntu pulled their Debian/sid snapshot as a base for their new
> release. Since I already make Ubuntu packages & backports for the latest
> releases and provide them from our upstream repositories I know that those
> Ubuntu users who spent a minute of their time on adding our repository and
> archive key to their package manager would have the latest Scribus release
> when I package it. It seems to me that with the current Ubuntu mode of
> operations achieving the goal of having the latest Scribus package in 2-3
> recent releases would be extremely difficult and is just not worth the
> Of course I could be wrong, so I'd be happy to learn from you how the
> mode of operation (branch a snapshot of Debian sid, add/change Ubuntu-only
> stuff, release) and release schedule can be reconciled with the Scribus
> Development Team's release schedule and what I can do to make sure Ubuntu
> the latest Scribus package.
> > BTW: I think that at least some of the bugs that caused problems for
> > Scribus in Ubuntu are fixed in Feisty (but I'm not 100% sure as I have
> > no "virgin install" to test on right now). Feisty also includes the
> > 'Polymer' Qt skin, so now Scribus doesn't have to look like a Win95
> > application (or worse).
> That's good to hear. I'd like to repeat that implore the users of my
> to tell me when the Edgy package stops working for Feisty.
> > --
> > Jan Claeys
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