With some trepidation considering the firm refusal of help I had to
when installing gimp-2.3.18-i586-setup.exe (from
I'm asking for help.
When I attempt to run Gimp 2.3 it barfs and dies immediately. No info
is shown in the DOS box.
Kent ( xanthian) on the gimpwin list suggested that problem was likely
I had been running Gimp 2.2.x with a GTK+ version (prior to GTK+ 2.10.13)
In an attempt to get everything as current as possible:
I uninstalled Gimp 2.2.x, GTK+ and Gimp 3.3.18 then
installed GTK+ 2.10.13 using gtk+-2.10.13-setup.exe (also from
Running Gimp 2.3.18 still gives same symptoms -
Gimp splash screen displayed,
two frame windows opened (main Gimp window and tip-of-the-day but no
contents are painted),
two tasks show in TaskManager: Gimp2.3.exe and script-fu.exe and then
"Gimp 2.3 must close ..." error dialog is shown
Install for Gimp 2.3.18 gives bug list queries to check.
" 436242 depend on GTK+ 2.10.13" looks relevant but as I read it I s/b
OK wrt it?
Has anyone a suggestion for what might be wrong and/or further info I
can supply? (Unfortunately I don't have the competence to attempt to
compile Gimp myself)
FWIW: this is the original thread on Yahoo-gimpwin:
gimp-2.3.18-i586-setup.exe after install gives "gimp-2.3.exe has
Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail
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