Hi Sven,

> Hi,
>  "Geek" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>  > I am a Debian woody user and use the .deb package of GIMP, which is
>  > 1.2.3 at this time.
>  >
>  > I just had to re-install and found my freshly installed GIMP cannot
>  > write XPM, but only read.
>  >
>  > I have the full XPM libraries installed, including the -dev headers.
>  >
>  > Until this is fixed, I am using XnView 1.68 to convert to XPM from
>  > saved PNG and it has no problem accessing the XPM libraries, My
>  > IceWM+dfm also has no problem accessing the libraries, so they must
>  > be good.
>  No, they are not good. The problem is that your version of the XPM
>  library doesn't allow absolute path names to be used which breaks the
>  gimp XPM plug-in. The fact that other tools work doesn't prove that
>  your verson of libxpm is 'good'.
>  See also:
>    http://bugs.debian.org/286164
>    http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=161593

Thanks for the info!

RE: the bug reports - I know little C (I'm a Perl guy), will it work if I
delete all lines referring to the leading slash in WrFFrI.c?

Gregg "t3h g33k"

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