Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 09:44:22 -0700
From: Akkana Peck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> I successfully compiled gimp-cvs under my debian testing, but without
> gimp-print support.
> What do I need to install to get it ? I can't find any gimp-print-dev or
When you're searching, be sure you use a search that would catch
both "gimp-print" and "gimpprint", e.g. aptitude search gimp | grep
But it's likely that they've switched to gutenprint (new name, same
project), and although there's a libgutenprint-dev package (at
least here in Ubuntu), GIMP's configure script is only set up to
look for older gimp-print headers, not the newer gutenprint ones.
My understanding is that the gutenprint gimp plug-in is now
expected to come from gutenprint, rather than from gimp. (Maybe
someone else can clarify that.)
In any case, it does work to build gutenprint from source
(http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ ... and yes, the page still
says Gimp-Print, but if you click on Download you'll find the
gutenprint releases. It's all very confusing). Make sure that the
gimp2 print plugin is enabled (I believe it is by default, at least
if you have the gimp dev headers installed). Then the plugin will
be built in the gutenprint source tree for use with your CVS gimp.
The right thing to do here is to build the GIMP without print support,
and then build Gutenprint from source, as Akkana suggests.
Yes, we know that the web site names are confusing, but we don't have
anyone to create a new web site (i. e. we need help :-) ).
Robert Krawitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Tall Clubs International -- http://www.tall.org/ or 1-888-IM-TALL-2
Member of the League for Programming Freedom -- mail [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Project lead for Gutenprint -- http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net
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