On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 10:27:26PM -0400, McAfee wrote:
> Michael Schumacher wrote:
> >McAfee wrote:
> >>I have the latest versions of libjpeg, libpng, libtiff and libXpm
> >>installed with LD_LIBRARY_PATH set accordingly. I also downloaded and
> >>installed gimpprint, and gimp-help.
> >>After three compile attempts...
> >>1) I still cannot save in any other format other than .xcf
> >>2) There is still no 'file/print' menu option
> >>3) The help-browser module still doesn't get built
> >Did you mix different versions of GIMP?
> No. I had to do some housecleaning for these directories...
> what a mess!
> I tried to delete all Gimp1.2 dependencies (without breaking anything
> else). I seem to have been successful in that, but I may have missed
> something. Gimp2.6 gets built and looks great with GTK but I just
> cannot determine why I cannot get it to open/save png, tiff, jpeg files,
> build the help-browser, nor print!!!
whatever gimp-1.2 depends on should not affect gimp2 dependencies. the
advice was to look for other instances of gimp-2.something on your
computer. if the build process finds things in /usr/ it will not look
for things in /usr/local/ or where ever you might have things at.
i suggest that you watch the configure messages very carefully; it gives
you a lot of information.
gimp print is a separate package.
> Does CUPS need to be installed for gimpprint to work (I don't think so
> but thought I'd ask)?
> I'm lost here?
it is a separate package and it should also give helpful information
either via the INSTALL file or via the configuration spew.
take a deep breath, relax and read the spew ....
> Thanks for any help.
once the problems are taken care of and if you continue with gimp
logically you should never have these issues again.
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