I've complained about this for a while (the Gimp install procedure
doesn't do an ldconfig at the end).  The effect that that has is that
you can't run configure in gimp-data-extras, and the message isn't

$ ./configure
loading site script /usr/local/share/config.site
Processing GNUstep site configuration
creating cache ./config.cache
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/ginstall -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for working aclocal... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... found
checking for working autoheader... found
checking for working makeinfo... found
checking for gimptool... /usr/local/Tools/gimptool
checking for GIMP - version >= 1.1.26... no
*** Could not run GIMP test program, checking why...
*** The test program failed to compile or link. See the file config.log for the
*** exact error that occured. This usually means GIMP was incorrectly installed
*** or that you have moved GIMP since it was installed. In the latter case, you
*** may want to edit the gimptool script: /usr/local/Tools/gimptool
configure: error: Test for GIMP failed. See file 'INSTALL' for help.

Robert Krawitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>      http://www.tiac.net/users/rlk/

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Project lead for The Gimp Print --  http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net

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