Installing gimp from ports, need a GTK+, what port is it

Michael Johnson ahze at
Sun Nov 23 20:07:45 PST 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Andrew Falanga <af300wsm at> wrote:

> HI,
> I'm installing gimp from ports.  I've recently done a csup on my ports tree
> and was happily working through the issues that were coming up while
> installing.  Normally, the issues were only due to a particular package
> that
> was installed, such as poppler, being older than the one gimp wanted.  So,
> a
> call to portupgrade fixed it.
> However, this one has me stumped (I haven't yet installed the
> gnomelogalyzer
> mentioned in the error to try that method, but I don't think I have to).
>  The
> configure script:
> ===>  Configuring for gimp-app-2.6.1_2,1
> stopped for:
> checking for GTK+ - version >= 2.12.5... no
> A search for installed gtk packages on my system revealed this:
> sniper# pkg_info | grep gtk
> gtk-1.2.10_20       Gimp Toolkit for X11 GUI (previous stable version)
> gtk-2.12.1_1        Gimp Toolkit for X11 GUI (current stable version)
> gtk-engines2-2.14.3 Theme engine for the Gtk+-2.0 toolkit
> poppler-gtk-0.8.7   Gtk bindings to poppler
> webkit-gtk2-0.0.30549_1 An opensource browser engine
> wxgtk2-common-2.8.9 The wxWidgets GUI toolkit (common files)
> wxgtk2-unicode-2.8.9 The wxWidgets GUI toolkit (Unicode)
> The only thing in it that mentions "GTK+" is the gtk-engines* port, but
> that
> has in the description, "Theme engine for  Gtk+...."  Is this really the
> port
> to update, or is there something else I should update, or is there a port
> that isn't installed that I should install?  What port is this GTK+ anyway?
> A "make search name=gtk+" at /usr/ports revealed more stuff than my konsole
> window would scroll through, so there's quite a bit to know.  What package
> is
> it I'm looking for?

The version of gtk you have installed is too old. Upgrade to the latest
version of x11-toolkits/gtk2


> Thanks for any help,
> Andy
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