Editing PDFs - perhaps scribus?

Declan. Moriarty declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Wed Jul 23 02:02:04 PDT 2003


On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 10:37:07AM -0600, Stephen Bosch enlightened us
thusly
> Declan. Moriarty wrote:
> >
> >Here we all are lamenting the lack of a decent pdf interpeter. It
> >seems someone has written scribus. It depends on a pile of stuff (qt
> >3.x, gs etc) but the rpm is on a Red Hat site and here are a few urls
> >
> >	http://planetmirror.scribus.com 	(Oz)
> >
> >	http://mirrors.ntua.gr/Scribus		(Greece)
> >	ftp://ftp.mirrors.ntua.gr/pub/gnu/scribus
> >	http://ftp.mirrors.ntua.gr/ http://scribus.ipc.one.pl
> >	(Poland)
> >
> >Persist with the site - I eventually got to download via system
> >requirements - that download link is of dubious quality. It's
> >downloading now. Version 1.0 - he thinks it's a program. We'll find
> >out :-D
> 
> Wow -- this looks very interesting! Let me know how you make out...
> 

:) Need you ask how I made out? :-/

Scribus fell over because my qt didn't have threads support. So I
started recompiling qt. That falls over every 10 minutes with something
like this

g++ -c -pipe -Wall -W -O2 -D_REENTRANT -fPIC -DQT_SHARED -DQT_NO_DEBUG
-DQT_THREAD_SUPPORT -DQT_THREAD_SUPPORT -DQT_NO_NIS -DQT_NO_IMAGEIO_MNG
-DQT_NO_IMAGEIO_JPEG -DQT_BUILTIN_GIF_READER=1 -DQT_NO_STYLE_AQUA
-DQT_NO_STYLE_INTERLACE -DQT_NO_STYLE_COMPACT
-I../../../X11R6/include/freetype2 -I/usr/local/qt/include
-I../../../X11R6/include -I../../../X11R6/include
-I.moc/release-shared-mt/ -I/usr/local/qt/mkspecs/linux-g++ -o
.obj/release-shared-mt/qdom.o xml/qdom.cpp
xml/qdom.cpp: In method `QDomDocumentPrivate::QDomDocumentPrivate(const
QString
&)':
xml/qdom.cpp:5553: Internal compiler error.
xml/qdom.cpp:5553: Please submit a full bug report.
xml/qdom.cpp:5553: See <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/gcc/bugs.html>
for instructions.
cpp0: output pipe has been closed
make[2]: *** [.obj/release-shared-mt/qdom.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/qt-x11-free-3.0.5/src'
make[1]: *** [sub-src] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/qt-x11-free-3.0.5'
make: *** [init] Error 2
root:/usr/src/qt-x11-free-3.0.5#

I hit 'make' again, and it's off for another 10 minutes. It's the same
tar.bz2 that I compiled earlier, the memory is recently tested good, and
the compiler has never done this before. I'm using qt-x11-free-3.0.5,
and gcc-2.95-3, cos I never updated from lfs-3.3.

And every time I switch on or off my desk lamp, the pc reboots :-((. It
seems the bulb or the starter is gone awol. I personally suspect senile
dementia in the bulb ;-).
--

	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.
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