Stan Sanderson stansand at
Mon Nov 11 17:22:33 PST 2013

~ $ port installed scribus
The following ports are currently installed:
  scribus @1.4.3_0 (active)

~ $ port variants scribus
scribus has the variants:
   debug: Enable debug binaries
   podofo: Use podofo
   python26: Add python 2.6 interface
     * conflicts with python27
   python27: Add python 2.7 interface
     * conflicts with python26
   universal: Build for multiple architectures

On Nov 11, 2013, at 3:55 PM, Eric Gallager <egall at> wrote:

> What variants do you have Scribus installed with? You can do `port installed scribus` to find out. `port variants scribus` shows which python variants it has available.
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Stan Sanderson <stansand at> wrote:
> I have installed Scribus and the application itself works as expected. However, Scribus has built-in python scripting. Two scripts, a calendar wizard and a script to provide font samples, simply hang if invoked. Another script providing color samples and information, appears to run as expected.
> As far as I know, the python pieces are in place, also installed through MacPorts. I have tried the same version of Scribus on my iMac using Win XP Pro (using Boot Camp), and the scripts work correctly.
> I know nothing about python scripting, such as setting breakpoints or turning on logging.
> Question: has anyone been successful in running these Scribus scripts?
> Thanks,
> Stan
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