today I compiled gimp-1.1.26 on my Sun SPARC 20 (4 x 125 MHz CPUs, 448 Mb RAM,
Solaris 8), using Perl v5.6.0, gtkxmhtml-0.99.8, gtk+-1.2.8, PDL-2.1.1snap092100,
zlib-1.1.3). I have removed any libraries/headers of older gimp versions, but I get the
following error message during startup. 

Gdk-WARNING **: shmat failed!
gimp: shmat() failed: Disabling shared memory tile transport.

All plugins load okay and The Gimp seems to function okay. 

I've had this message (or something very similar) on other versions of gimp between 
and 1.26. Is this a known bug with Solaris, or have I done something silly ?????

What are the implications of this ? 

Dr. David Kirkby Ph.D,
Senior Research Fellow,
Department of Medical Physics, University College London, 
11-20 Capper St, London, WC1E 6JA.  
Tel: 020 7209 6406       Fax: 020 7209 6269
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