[CentOS] GIMP 2.4 on CentOS 5?

Wed Sep 3 13:53:44 UTC 2008
Romeo Ninov <rninov at gmail.com>

Niki Kovacs  wrote / napísal(a):
> Hi,
> I'm using CentOS 5 on all our desktops here (work & home), and I'm 
> quite happy with it. There's one detail I'd like to change. GIMP comes 
> in version 2.2. There have been some changes in version 2.4, and it's 
> also been around for quite some time. There are quite some functions 
> in 2.4 that I'd like to use. As far as I understand, building GIMP 2.4 
> would involve some changes to [base] packages, like upgrading GTK.
> Anyone built GIMP 2.4 successfully without wrecking the system? I 
> guess I'd take an SRPM from FC8 from rpm.pbone.net, and then start 
> from here. Only I prefer to ask first.
> Cheers from the cloudy South of France,
> Niki
IMHO build from SRPM and install will be bigger problem (in sense of 
dependencies, etc) so i suggest to build in from source and install it 
in unstandard directory like /opt/gimp