Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at
Fri Jun 20 01:20:50 PDT 2003

Michael A. Peters said the following on 06/20/03 10:06:
> On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 23:52, Ronald Hummelink wrote:
>>Gimp 1.3.x is marked unstable/developer version. Maybe it shouldn't be
>>normative for a package in blfs?
> Yes - it's the gtk2 port, and a development version.
> However, it *might* be a case where using it is justified.
> Gtk-Perl has build issues that probably will not be resolved.
> The patch I had to get it to build w/o manual moving of files doesn't
> work on newer system (not sure why).
> It is a more consistent UI to use gtk2+ when gtk2+ versions of an
> application are available. I'm not a heavy user of the gimp, but I chose
> the gtk2 branch for that reason - and to not have need of the depricated
> Gtk-Perl is a bonus. But it is possible that there are issues some users
> will have.

Yes, gimp-print doesn't work with gimp-1.3.x yet! Not even the unstable 
branch (4.3.x), which also doesn't work with ghostscript.

Jeroen Coumans

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