> checking for gtk-config... /usr/bin/gtk-config
> checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.8...
> *** An old version of GTK+ (1.2.6) was found.
> *** You need a version of GTK+ newer than 1.2.8. The latest version of
> *** GTK+ is always available from ftp://ftp.gtk.org.
> *** If you have already installed a sufficiently new version, this error
> *** probably means that the wrong copy of the gtk-config shell script is
> *** being found. The easiest way to fix this is to remove the old version
> *** of GTK+, but you can also set the GTK_CONFIG environment to point to the
> *** correct copy of gtk-config. (In this case, you will have to
> *** modify your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable, or edit /etc/ld.so.conf
> *** so that the correct libraries are found at run-time))
> configure: error: Test for GTK failed. See the file 'INSTALL' for help.
> [root@localhost gimp-1.1.24]#
;-) well, it tries to help you as much as it can (without getting overly
firstly, you need to make sure that all of your libraries are properly
is the command to run.
secndly, you dont want /usr/lib to appear twice in your ld.so.conf file.
that can mess things up (and slow down library searches!)
FINALLY, are you SURE that the new gtk is in /usr/lib?
have you checked under
if its there, then add this path to your ld.so.conf and then run ldconfig
run 'updatedb' as root. it will take a while, but will build a directory
database of your system. then, to find files on your machine, you can
and it'll find that file - with path. ideal for debugging problems such