Commit 4813d06f authored by Sven Neumann's avatar Sven Neumann Committed by Sven Neumann

INSTALL README updated for 2.5.

2007-10-31  Sven Neumann  <sven@gimp.org>

	* INSTALL
	* README
	* NEWS: updated for 2.5.

svn path=/trunk/; revision=24015
parent de65da8d
2007-10-31 Sven Neumann <sven@gimp.org>
* INSTALL
* README
* NEWS: updated for 2.5.
2007-10-31 Michael Natterer <mitch@gimp.org>
* configure.in: depend on glib 2.14.1
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Installation instructions for GIMP 2.4
Installation instructions for GIMP 2.5
--------------------------------------
There are some basic steps to building and installing GIMP.
GIMP 2.4 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.4. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.4, you have to
GIMP 2.5 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.5. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.5, you have to
choose a separate prefix which is not in your default library search
path.
......@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ header files installed.
from http://www.freedesktop.org/software/pkgconfig/.
2. You need to have installed GTK+ version 2.10.13 or newer. GIMP
needs an even more recent version of GLib (>= 2.12.3). It also
needs an even more recent version of GLib (>= 2.14.1). It also
wants Pango (>= 1.12.2). Sources for these can be grabbed from
ftp://ftp.gtk.org/.
......@@ -66,9 +66,9 @@ header files installed.
of make, we'd appreciate if you'd send us a patch with the changes.
10. Install GIMP by running `make install'. In order to avoid clashes
with other versions of GIMP, we install a binary called gimp-2.4.
with other versions of GIMP, we install a binary called gimp-2.5.
By default there's also a link created so that you can type 'gimp'
to start gimp-2.4.
to start gimp-2.5.
Please make sure you don't have any old GTK+-2.x, jpeg, etc. libraries
lying around on your system, otherwise configure may fail to find the
......@@ -80,8 +80,8 @@ packages are included below. Here is an illustration of commands that
might be used to build and install GIMP. The actual configuration,
compilation and installation output is not shown.
% tar xvfz gimp-2.4.x.tar.gz # unpack the sources
% cd gimp-2.4.x # change to the toplevel directory
% tar xvfz gimp-2.5.x.tar.gz # unpack the sources
% cd gimp-2.5.x # change to the toplevel directory
% ./configure # run the `configure' script
% make # build GIMP
% make install # install GIMP
......@@ -116,8 +116,8 @@ These are:
is intended primarily as a convenience for developers.
--enable-gimpdir=DIR. This option changes the default directory
GIMP uses to search for its configuration files from ~/.gimp-2.4
(the directory .gimp-2.4 in the users home directory) to DIR.
GIMP uses to search for its configuration files from ~/.gimp-2.5
(the directory .gimp-2.5 in the users home directory) to DIR.
--enable-binreloc. When compiled for Linux with this option enabled,
GIMP will be binary relocatable. Plug-ins and data files will
......@@ -209,8 +209,8 @@ These are:
if you call configure with --without-desktop-dir.
--disable-default-binary. Use this option if you don't want to make
gimp-2.4 the default gimp installation. Otherwise a link called
gimp pointing to the gimp-2.4 executable will be installed.
gimp-2.5 the default gimp installation. Otherwise a link called
gimp pointing to the gimp-2.5 executable will be installed.
--disable-gimp-console. Use this option if you don't want the
gimp-console binary to be built in addition to the standard binary.
......@@ -227,7 +227,7 @@ The `make' command builds several things:
- A bunch of public libraries in the directories starting with 'libgimp'.
- The plug-in programs in the 'plug-ins' directory.
- Some modules in the 'modules' subdirectory.
- The main GIMP program 'gimp-2.4' in `app'.
- The main GIMP program 'gimp-2.5' in `app'.
The `make install' commands installs the gimp header files associated
with the libgimp libraries, the plug-ins, some data files and the GIMP
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------------------------------
GNU Image Manipulation Program
2.4 Stable Branch
Development Branch
------------------------------
This is the stable branch of GIMP. No new features are being added
here, just bug-fixes.
This is the unstable development branch of GIMP.
Changes in GIMP 2.4.1
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The GNU Image Manipulation Program Version 2.4
----------------------------------------------
GIMP 2.4 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.4. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.4, you have to
------------------------------
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Development Branch
------------------------------
This is the unstable development branch of GIMP. It is intended to
developers only. If you are a user, please use the stable gimp-2-4
branch or a tarball release from the 2.4 series.
GIMP 2.5 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.5. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.5, you have to
choose a separate prefix which is not in your default library search
path. Otherwise your GIMP 2.2 or GIMP 2.0 installation will start to
path. Otherwise your GIMP 2.4 or GIMP 2.2 installation will start to
use the new libraries. You have been warned.
If you think you found a bug in this version, please make sure that it
......@@ -92,8 +98,8 @@ you can have settings that only apply to GIMP.
Included is a set of keybindings similar to those in Adobe Photoshop.
You can find them in the ps-menurc file. To use them, copy this file
to ~/.gimp-2.4/menurc. You can also manually change the keybindings to
any of your choice by editing ~/.gimp-2.4/menurc.
to ~/.gimp-2.5/menurc. You can also manually change the keybindings to
any of your choice by editing ~/.gimp-2.5/menurc.
Have fun,
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