sometimes compiling the latest GIMP may seen a scary thing to do.
I just upgraded my distribution from mandrake 9.1 to 9.2 this weekend,
and had finished compiling GIMP from CVS, with no major nuisance.
So, just in case there is someone around willing to make it, but
afraid, here is what I had to do beyond install:
The only outdated packahe is notoriously Automake.
Mandrake comes with 1.4, and you need 1.6 to build GIMP from CVS.
The GIMP autongen script itself brings a link to the tar ball with it:
All the other thing I needed, I installed smoothly through URPMI -
just be sure to properly configure a contrib URPMI repository with
The packges needed are listed as the ./configure script fails for not
locating them, but they were:
After which, The GIMP ./congure'd, make'd, and make install'ed
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