norman wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 19:27 +0200, Andrew wrote:
>> norman wrote:
>>> < snip >
>>>> I'd expect that the documentation for building ufraw tells you how to
>>>> install it as a gimp plug-in, too. Maybe something at configure time or
>>>> maybe a link you have to create?
>>> After considerable research I have come to the conclusion that what I am
>>> trying to do is not possible. I use Gimp 2.3.18 and it looks as though
>>> UFraw will not install as a plug-in with this version. There are no
>>> problems with Gimp 2.2.13, as far as I can tell. However, I like Gimp
>>> 2.3.18 so I will just have to use UFraw as a stand alone application.
>>> Can any one else throw any further light on the situation?
>>> Norman
>> If you have two gimp installations, compiling ufraw will probably only 
>> install the plugin to one of them. If one of them is in a non-standard 
>> location it won't be detected. I have a symlink in the plugins directory 
>> of my non-standard installation pointing to the plugins directory of the 
>> standard installation.
> I thought that I had removed Gimp 2.2.13 before I installed Gimp 2.3.18.
> I found the Ubuntu download for UFraw and followed that procedure. UFraw
> was installed as a plug-in but in Gimp 2.2.13 and not in 2.3.18 which
> was still there. I removed Gimp 2.2.13 and there was no plug-in. 
> I am afraid that my Linux knowledge is insufficient to understand what
> you mean by a symlink and, even if I did, I have no idea how to go about
> producing one. Sounds like a very good idea, however.
> Norman 
In my case I did:

ln -s /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/ufraw-gimp 

The first path is where the plugin was installed; the second one is 
where I wanted the link.


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