[CentOS] GIMP 2.4 on CentOS 5?

Wed Sep 3 14:01:19 UTC 2008
Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com>

Niki Kovacs wrote:
>> 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,

Possibly try this in another installation, under VMware Server, so you 
do not risk wrecking your box, to see what happens? Ciao from cloudy