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Re: [vox-tech] Help! with GIMP
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Re: [vox-tech] Help! with GIMP

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> cam -- one last thing.  you can install sid packages in woody.  you don't
> actually have to upgrade your distro to sid to use some of sid's packages.
> i needed the latest SDL for something i was compiling, and was able to d/l
> bleeding edge SDL packages from sid and install it on my woody machine.
> you may need to update a few other packages, but the debian site clearly
> outlines exactly what dependencies each package has.  of course, dpkg will
> also tell you, but it's easier to just point your browser to debian's site
> and d/l everything you'll need in one fell swoop.
> pete
> begin: Cam Ellison <camellison@dccnet.com> quote
> > Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > >
> > > bleah.  libranet is a mess.   nobody should mess with (near) perfection.  :)
> > >
> > > cam, you can grab the sid and woody packages from the debian website.  here's
> > > the updated woody package:
> > >
> > > ii  gimp1.1        1.1.17-3       Developers' release of the GNU Image Manipul
> > > ii  gimp1.1-nonfre 1.1.17-3       GIF and TIFF support for the GNU Image Manip
> > > ii  gimp1.1-perl   1.1.17-3       Perl support and plugins for The GIMP
> > >

Actually, that should be 1.2

Anyway, I changed my sources.list, and after a few tries (servers are
_really_ busy) and a fix-it run with apt-get, I got it all, I think.  It
installed.  Now to see if I got the extra goodies as well.

Thanks for the help


Cam Ellison Ph.D. R.Psych.
>From Roberts Creek on B.C.'s incomparable Sunshine Coast

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