> Hi Tomas,
> maybe I should elaborate on the problems I'm experiencing and then we can
> compare:
> I download the gimpXXX.tar.gz file
> I do (as root )a gzip -d, then tar xvf gimpXXX.tar
> (should I be at a special directory when I do this)
> I pre-installed GTK1.2.9,GLIB, and I figure I did it right since the Gimp
> configure script reports it finds them.
> It does report that JPG,PNG libraries were not found, but happily goes on.
> make and make install proceed without any major errors (except the on the
> PERL interface).
> I then get a binary gimp that I can run, and it does open the main screen,
> etc.
> BUT -
> 1. it notifies me that the "tips" file is not found, the help files are
not
> there, and all the filters.other image operations are in the menu but
cannot
> be applied.
> 2. No gimptool file is anywhere to be found....
> Seems to me like a stupid directory structure issue, but I just do not
know
> where to begin, not being a Unix expert.
> Our Sun Solaris 8 installation is completely standard-out-of-the-box, so I
> guess I am missing something quite obvious...
> Do you thing you can help?
>
> thanks in advance.
> Tsvi
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tomas Ogren" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Tsvi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 12:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] Updated binary installations for Sun Solaris
>
>
> On 26 December, 2001 - Tsvi sent me these 1,8K bytes:
>
> > Hi,
> > It seems to me that the compilation and installation procedure of the
> > new Gimp releases (say 1.2.1 and upwards) on a Sun Solaris machine
> > does not work.
>
> Huh? It works just fine for me?
>
> > The latest Binary downloadable on the gimp.org site is 1.0. Any chance
> > for a more update binary install soon ?
>
> Hm,.. 1.0 is a bit old, yes ;)
>
> > Second question - where can one get gimptool for download?
>
> It's included in gimp when you install it...
>
> /Tomas
> --
> Tomas ÷gren, [EMAIL PROTECTED], http://www.ing.umu.se/~stric/
> |- Student at Computing Science, University of UmeŚ
> `- Sysadmin at {cs,ing,acc}.umu.se
>

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