Sounds like you need to delete the ~/.gimp-1.1 directory and then restart 
Also, remember that it is always good to kill all things gimp from the file 
system before compiling and installing new versions.  This prevents library 
compatibility problems which can prevent future compilations of Gimp from 

On Friday 03 November 2000 12:54, Jeff Trefftzs wrote:
> Please help!  Starting with gimp-1.1.25, and repeatable
> on 1.1.27, 1.1.28, etc. I cannot get the gimp to run.
> The configure,  and make work fine, but when I start the
> gimp I get as far as displaying the toolbox and the levels
> and channels box, and then the gimp exits with the following
> message:
> LibGimp-ERROR **: could not find handler for message: 12
> aborting...
> ** WARNING **: script-fu: wire_read: unexpected EOF
> I have gtk+-1.2.8, also the latest gdk libs.  Should I be
> using gtk+-1.3, or what?  All the gimps up through 1.1.24
> compile and run just fine, but 1.1.25 onward give me the
> startup failure.
> Please -- does anybody have any suggestions on how to fix this?
> System is basically RH 6.1, with the helix gnome 1.2.
> Thanks in advance -
> --Jeff Trefftzs

Rick Rosinski

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