Problems with the gimp1.2.3 n gtk+

James Drabb JDrabb at
Tue Nov 12 12:29:50 PST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jolo [mailto:jolo at] 
> Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 10:56 AM
> To: blfs-support at
> Subject: Problems with the gimp1.2.3 n gtk+
> Hi, this is my first mail in the list.
> My name is Ariel, n I'm from Argentina (sorry 4 my english).
> Now, the problem is that; I've succesfully compiled 
> gtk+-2.0.6 and now I wanna 
> install the gimp 1.2.3, but I run ./configure it spits:
>  checking for gtk-config... no
> checking for GTK - version >= 1.2.8... no
> *** The gtk-config script installed by GTK could not be found
> *** If GTK was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in
> *** your path, or set the GTK_CONFIG environment variable to the
> *** full path to gtk-config.
> configure: error: Test for GTK failed. See the file 'INSTALL' 
> for help.
> any idea?
> Thanx
> JoloX
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Gimp-1.2.x needs gtk+-1.2.x.  So you can either install that
or download gimp-1.3.x and then do ./configure --help to
see the list of compile options.  There will be one similar
to --enable-gtk2 just compile with that.

Jim Drabb
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James Drabb JR
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