On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 08:57:49PM -0400, Andrei Simion wrote:
> Michael Schumacher wrote:
> >Andrei Simion wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>>At gimp.org they don't have downloads for 2.2. If you say it works,
> >>>>this is good. But why they don't say the same on the web site.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>If you're looking for binaries, Fedora Core 3 is listed, which would be
> >>>a Red Hat. You can build from source on any Linux distro though.
> >>
> >>
> >>It's not me the one who decides. If they haven't built and tested the
> >>2.2 on the older versions of Red Hat, then this solution is not
> >>acceptable for us.
> >
> >
> >Who are the "they" you are talking about? Just in case you didn't
> >notice, there are no binaries on gimp.org, all the links point to
> >external sites. No one from gimp.org explicitely tests GIMP on any
> >platform, except that the developers run it on their own platforms, of
> >course.
> I haven't downloaded anything from gimp.org so I didn't know the 
> binaries come from other entities. I haven't intended to be 
> disrespectful; if so, please accept my apologies.
> But let's go back to my problem. There's a swap file increase every time 
> I run a Perl script that creates an image on the GIMP 1.2. I tried to 
> delete the image at the end of my script, just to see if the swap file 
> stops increasing. The result was negative. I cannot change the OS on the 
> server (I have other services running) and everything should be tested. 
> I have to stick on Red Hat.

So build 2.2 on whatever Red Hat distro you use. There is no reason 2.2
should not work on it.

> The question is whether you have encountered such a problem (swap file 
> increase).

There aren't any known problems like this in 2.2. There are in 1.2,
along with hundreds of other problems.

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