On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 4:01 AM, Claus Cyrny <claus.cy...@web.de> wrote:
> Hi Akkana,
> Akkana Peck wrote:
>> I'm building GIMP 2.6 on Ubuntu 8.04 and it's really no big deal.
>> You don't need the whole gtk+ chain -- the ones installed on 8.04
>> are fine. You do need babl and gegl and there are a couple minor
>> gotchas there.
>> I have the complete list of packages you'll need here:
>> http://shallowsky.com/linux/gimpbuild.html
> Do you probably know if there is an option/possibility to
> compile Gimp 2.6 for an older CPU architecture (AMD K6 II).
> I'm having Ubuntu 8.10 installed, but Gimp 2.6 crashed
> each time I tried some color adjustment/filters. Someone
> on the list suggested that it might have to do with my
> outdated CPU. As a temporary solution, I installed Gimp 2.4.7
> from a .deb file (as well as 'gimp-data' and 'libgimp').
> Could it be that my problems are due to an improper installed
> babl and gegl? I tried to compile 2.6 and got an error message
> during ./configure that both gegl and babl were missing, although
> according to Synaptic, they are both installed.

Did you install the -dev packages? Failing to do so is the usual cause
of such troubles.
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