Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Jan 27 21:41:18 UTC 2011

On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, William Bulley wrote:

> According to David Demelier <demelier.david at> on Thu, 01/27/11 at 11:39:
>> It seems that gmake does not call `pkg-config --libs --cflags poppler`.
>> do you have pkg-config and poppler installed correctly?
>> /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/poppler-cairo.pc
>> /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/poppler-cpp.pc
>> /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/poppler-splash.pc
>> /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/poppler.pc
>> These files must be installed by poppler. In your case I will reinstall
>> graphics/poppler by hand and verify that pkg-config finds it.
> You mention gmake, yet I use "# make install" all the time.  Is this
> really gmake under the covers?  I see both executables and they differ:

gmake is used transparently by the ports system when a port needs it, 
typically marked by USE_GMAKE= yes in the port Makefile 
(graphics/gimp-app, in this case).

> poppler-0.14.5      A PDF rendering library
> poppler-data-0.4.4  Poppler encoding data
> poppler-gtk-0.14.5  Gtk bindings to poppler
> pkg-config-0.25_1   A utility to retrieve information about installed libraries
> Which is the correct port to install this "poppler-cairo" file?


Be sure to clean it before rebuilding and installing.

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