On 03/08/2011 01:12 AM, gerard82 wrote:
>> On 03/07/2011 08:31 PM, gerard82 wrote:
>>> I use Gentoo Linux.
>>> I installed Gimp-2.7.2 in /opt.
>>> It runs well to some extent.
>>> I also have Gimp-2.6.11 installed in /usr.
>>> I copied /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/gutenprint to
>>> It shows up in File>Print with gutenprint but I get an error:
>>> Couldn't execute "gutenprint" because it uses an obsolete version of the
>>> plug-in protocol.
>>> Where can I find info about this whole protocol thing?
>>> I also get error messages from scripts which indicated that regular
>>> expressions in script-fu have changed.
>> You have to recompile all the plug-ins that you want to use with the new
>> version of gimp. You can't just copy them. I do not use Gutenprint, but
>> usually I download the sources of the plug-ins and compile and install
>> them with
>> gimptool --install<plug-in.c>
>> Note that this may overwrite files in your home gimp plug-ins or the
>> system wide gimp plug-ins directory, so check this first.
>> Be sure to use the gimptool program that came with the version of GIMP
>> that you want the plug-in to work with.
> Thanks for answering.
> Gutenprint is a case apart.It's not like the regular python plugins.
> In Gentoo you can indicate to the package managing system that you want it
> also as a plugin for Gimp.
> All packages in Gentoo are compiled on your box.
> I have in the past done this with 2.6 several times worked ok.
O.K. then, but if you emerge it without any additional options it will
be compiled against the GIMP version that resides in /usr, right? So you
may try recompiling it by hand and installing it in your home directory
to see if it will work.
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