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GIMP install help - URGENT

Gimp 2.0.1 RPM for Fedora:

There are other RPMs including a source RPM in the same directory.

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Greg Rundlett wrote:

> Hello,
> It's been a marathon effort to get GIMP 2.0 installed on my Red Hat FC 1 
> machine.  There are lots of dependencies, and dependencies of 
> dependencies to build GIMP2.0.
> I first got hung up on the Glib installation. It seemed to go smoothly, 
> but the next piece is Pango, and that complained during ./configure that 
> I had two versions of Glib.  I would have just removed the old version 
> if I knew what to remove or how.
> Anyway, I eventually rectified the "you've got two Glibs" problem by 
> adding /usr/local/lib to my $LD_LIBRARY_PATH with the following:
> #$ export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib  [ret]
> But, after re-booting, my $LD_LIBRARY_PATH was empty.  So first question 
> is how do you make it stick?  iirc, you need to set it in your .bashrc 
> file?  Maybe that's not a good question to begin with, because I've seen 
> a lot of advice against using LD_LIBRARY_PATH at all.  I eventually 
> learned to edit /etc/ and run ldconfig, so it's probably a 
> moot point.
> Long story short, I tried installing everything from source, then from 
> RPMs, then using APT, then back to source for the past four days.  I 
> finally got everything to build (although I had to sacrifice gimp-print 
> b/c it just wouldn't find one of the files that *was* installed.)  When 
> I started GIMP, it told me that there was a problem with the class size 
> of Pango and would seg fault.  I next rebooted, and now X can't start 
> properly.
> I'm going to transfer all files to CD for my presentation, and since the 
> machine can dual-boot and has GIMP2.0 installed on Windows, I can use 
> that, but I would really like to do the presentation on Linux.  So, I'm 
> wondering if anyone might be available at Martha's at 6 to help me 
> straighten this out.  I'll be busy during the day, but can also work on 
> it for an hour at lunch time.
> Greg
> w. 603-642-4720 x 3#
> gaim: freephile
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