I am trying to keep a GIMP HEAD running, but oftenly I find some
difficulties in compiling in from CVS and would like some hints on
how to keep my local tree, in a way it compiles.
Actually, sometimes I simly give up and make a new checkout from the
CVS entirely. I made this a day or two before 1.3.23 came out. When I
perform this, I always manage to compile and install cleanly.
But, right now, I want to update it. So, letīs go by steps:
cvs -z3 update
./configure <my options>
Them it fails because some windowmanager.png has its name changed to
windowmanagement.png . I could work around this manually, but them
other failures will come over.
How do I avoid this? I get CVS versions from the past? I post them as
BUGs and wait for the mainteners to fix it up?
Is something beyond make distclean needed?
If the solution is to pull a different version of some files from the
CVS, what is the syntax for it.
Thank you for the hints.
I hope that with a good willing answer to this e-mail, I don't have to
rm -Rf gimp/
cvs -z3 checkout gimp
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