Subject: Re: gimp broken on 2.0
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/16/2004 17:47:11
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> When trying to start gimp (2.0) on a newly installed 2.0_RC4 system, it 
> complains that there's an old libfontconfig installed (1.x, while 
> expecting 2.x) and aborts.
> The problem is obviously that it first picks the old one in /usr/X11R6/lib 
> instead of the new one in /usr/pkg/lib, setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH fixes it,
> but that's no real solution.
> Anyone got an idea on how to fix it?

On my system, ldd `which gimp` says:

        -lfontconfig.1 => /usr/pkg/lib/

So, apparently, it has a rpath compiled in into the binary. And it
works fine. The binary is compiled via make update after latest
libtool-related pkgsrc turmoil.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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