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 
>>> /opt/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins.
>>> 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.
>>> Gerard.
>> 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.
>> Greetings,
>> Petar
> 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.
> Gerard.

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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