Re: Gimp on cygwin > 1.7.10
On 2013-11-28 15:39, L. S. wrote:
> Please let me start by apologizing getting directly to your email
Please don't do that. We have a mailing list for this purpose; redirecting.
> I am usually monitoring the lists at cygwin and also browsing
> through cygwinports' list if there is anything I cannot solve by my own
> means, and it generally works quite well.
> The issue I am coming to you about, is Gimp. Before I've updated cygwin
> to versions 1.7.10+ the 2.6.x version of Gimp I had worked fine (almost
> 1 year, now). After this update, it still compiles and starts nicely,
> but the main annoyance is that in the filters menu the only one visible
> is "wind", no other filter makes it to the menu. I've been trying with
> both Gimp 2.6 and 2.8, on both cygwin (x86) and cygwin x86_64, with both
> my own compiled versions of Gimp, and those downloaded from cygwinports.
> The results are mainly the same -- the filters (and some pugins for
> color) don't come up in the menu.
> I am wondering if you came across this issue and if there is a "known"
> quick-workaround about it.
Actually, I noticed it recently when testing an attempted x86_64 build
of gimp (and then seeing it on x86 as well). I was able to rule out my
gimp patchset, as it occurs both with and without it, but otherwise,
despite several attempts, I have been unable to pinpoint the cause.