On Sat, 11 Dec 2004, John Culleton wrote:

> On Saturday 11 December 2004 06:11, Sven Neumann wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > John Culleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > I have downloaded the latest help file. Befor I untar it, where is
> > > it supposed to go? Or more particularly, where is it supposed to be
> > > when I untar it?
> >
> > Just untar them and read the installation instructions in the file
> >
> OK the instructions say run ./configure and ./configure fails because it 
> can't 
> find a file called gimp-2.0 pc. I searched my disks (several versions of Gimp 
> laying around) and no such file exists. The ./configure run also says:
> "couldn't find a Gimp-2.0 installation". There are about three laying around. 
> So, back to my original question. Where should I try to untar the Gimp help 
> tarball? I don't want to muck up a functioning Gimp installation by untarring 
> them in the wrong location. 

You should have several gimp-2.0.pc files if you have several
installations. You will need to find them. Standard locations would be for


Determine which gimp you want the help files to be associated with, eg the
one in say /usr/local

Then export your PKG_CONFIG_PATH

export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/

Now check it

pkg-config --modversion gimp-2.0

Then try installing your help


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