Thanks to everyone who responded (both on and off the list).
As I suspected I needed to recompile the gimp. However I also needed
to recompile glib, gtk, pango, atk, fontconfig, freetype, and libtiff.
The thread at
was very helpful and amit rao was extremely nice in providing personal help.
All of the aforementioned packages needed to have the
--prefix=/home/strycat/usr added to the ./configure line.
I still have a few minor problems (couldn't find SGV or libgtkhtml)
but the main problem of no tiff support has been resolved.
After all of this, the GIMP 2.2 had better be the best program in the
Thanks again to everyone who helped.
On 4/26/05, Tom Cat <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I think this has hit on the problem....
> libtiff is showing up in /usr/lib instead of $HOME/usr/lib
> It is also the ancient version instead of the new version.
> Now how the heck to I get it to look in the right place? Another env
> variable? Another option in the configure script?
> On 4/26/05, Owen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Apr 2005 14:29:01 -0400
> > Tom Cat <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > During the install I had to set a number of environmental vars:
> > >
> > > SED=sed
> > > LDFLAGS=-L/home/strycat/usr/lib
> > > LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/strycat/usr/lib
> > > PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/home/strycat/bin:/home/strycat/usr/bin/
> > > LD_RUN_PATH=/home/strycat/usr/lib
> > > PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR=/home/strycat/usr/lib/pkgconfig/:/home/strycat/usr/lib/
> > > PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/home/strycat/usr/:/home/strycat/usr/lib/pkgconfig/:/home/strycat/usr/lib/
> > > LIBTIFF=/home/strycat/usr/lib -ltiff
> > > FREETYPE_CONFIG='/home/strycat/usr/bin/freetype-config'
> > What happens if as root you run 'ldconfig -v'?
> > or better still 'ldconfig -v|grep tiff'
> > Does libtiff show up where expected?
> > Owen
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