In the end, I build GIMP successfully with native gtk-osx and jhbuild.
As a reference to those who might want to build GIMP on Mac, I wrote down my
thanks for the help,
On Apr 15, 2011, at 1:40 AM, Tim Chen wrote:
> woop, sorry for the short reply in last mail.
> Yes, I did install python gtk via MacPorts.
> It is actually kind of easy right now, just use port install py-gtk2,
> then all set :D
> As to recompiling gtk2, it seems like that the quartz variant on
> MacPorts introduces less problems.
> thanks for your reply,
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:36 AM, Tim Chen <ht.timc...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 15, 2011, at 12:52 AM, Akkana Peck wrote:
>> Tim Chen writes:
>> Note that one has to install gtk2 using command below to avoid some weird
>> dependency problems
>> Most Linux people have to recompile gtk2 (and its dependencies) to
>> build GIMP now too.
>> ImportError: could not import pygtk
>> Did you build python-gtk? It's a separate package, with its own
>> dependency set.
>> Last time I watched someone try to build python-gtk from Macports,
>> it turned out to be a lot easier just to download the tarballs and
>> build and install them by hand. Macports wanted to bring in all
>> kinds of crazy dependencies, including recompiling X and three
>> different versions of Perl, all of them built from source. But
>> maybe they've fixed the dependencies since then.
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