Barton Bosch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I do have another question, re:  the Perl plugin though.  When
> trying to compile it it says that it can't find gimp when it
> tries to run the test program:
> checking for GIMP - version >= 2.0.0... no
> *** Could not run GIMP test program, checking why...
> *** The test program compiled, but did not run. This usually means
> *** that the run-time linker is not finding GIMP or finding the
> wrong
> *** version of GIMP. If it is not finding GIMP, you'll need to
> set your
> *** LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable, or edit
> /etc/ld.so.conf to point
> *** to the installed location  Also, make sure you have run
> ldconfig if that
> *** is required on your system
> ***
> *** If you have an old version installed, it is best to remove
> it, although
> *** you may also be able to get things to work by modifying
> configure: error: ** unable to find gimp, make sure it's in your
> path (version 1.3.15+ required!)
> I tried putting the location of the gimp binary into ld.so.conf
> and the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable, but no joy.  What is the story
> here?  Was I supposed to put the location of a library in the
> path variable?  Something else entirely?  Anyone have any solutions?

Please read up on ld (man ld). You will need to configure the location
of the gimp libraries, not the executable.

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