Myke C. Subs wrote:
> checking for gimp-2.0... no
> checking for GIMP - version >= 2.0.0... no
> *** Could not run GIMP test program, checking why...
> *** The test program failed to compile or link. See the file config.log
> for the
> *** exact error that occured. This usually means GIMP was incorrectly
> *** or that you have moved GIMP since it was installed. In the latter
> case, you
The problem lies in where you have gimp-2.x installed.
That is what the error message is saying.
Q. Why can't it find the gimp?
A. because it is looking in the wrong place
Q. Where is it looking?
A. Where the enviroment variable is telling it to look.
Q. Where is that
A. Unless you tell it otherwise, it is looking at /usr/lib/pkgconf
Q. Where is the gimp-2.0.pc file?
A. most likely in /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
Q. So what do I do?
A. Tell it to look in the right place.
Q. How do I do that?
A. set the environment variable PKG_CONFIG_PATH to /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/
Comment. This is normally done on the standard linux distros with
export. I suggest you do
# export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib:/usr/lib
# export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/:/usr/lib/pkgconfig/
However if you have built gimp in /opt or some othe strange place, put
the correct path in
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