adrian15 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Hello I am thinking about a new Gnu/Win/Linux distribution called
> Promise Linux (Details in:
> httphttp://hispascal.sourceforge.net/phpwiki-1.3.3/index.php/Adrian15HaltPromiLinuxEN)
> 1)One of my questions is if there would be any way of installing TheGimp
> in both Windows and Linux without having to copy the compiled libraries
> twice in the cdrom.
> For installing a program you usually need an installer (which may be a
> linux one or a windows one) and the libraries associated to the program.
> Are these libraries valid in both Windows and Linux? So that I can save
> space on my cdrom.

No, you can't share any executables between the two operating
system. At least not with reasonable effort. All you can share between
GIMP for Unix and GIMP for Windows is what is installed in the
$prefix/share directory.

> 2) I want to automatize TheGimp Windows installation, such as editing a
> config file or passing arguments to its installer. Could you please
> explain me it a little bit or give some manual url or whatever?

The windows installer is not part of The GIMP. People who are
packaging GIMP for Windows seem to be using some flavour of general
> 4.1)The question is: Does TheGimp store its configuration in
>     4.1.a) a single file? 4.1.b) a single folder?
>     4.2) Do I have to edit some TheGimp files (both in Linux and
> windows) in order to let it know where the new configuration file/folder
> is located.

Why don't you just take a look at a GIMP installation?

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