Gimp - libgnome problems

Randall Wood rhwood at
Sun Sep 16 18:25:49 PDT 2007

On 16 Sep 2007, at 20:10, Lenore Horner wrote:

> platform PowerBook G4, Macports 2.520
> Gimp is currently faulting on libgnome which won't install on its  
> own either.  Puzzling through the error output, I find
> "ld: warning can't open dynamic library: /opt/local/lib/libintl. 
> 3.dylib".
> There is something very odd here.  By hand I can find /opt/local/ 
> lib/libintl.8.dylib.  Is libgnome really that far out of date?   
> Furthermore, "port installed libintl" reports "None of the  
> specified ports are installed".  In addition, "port search libintl"  
> yields "p5-libintl-perl                perl/p5-libintl-perl  
> 1.16         Perl internationalization library" which seems to be  
> neither what I have nor what I need.  I don't know what I have that  
> caused libintl.8.dylib to be installed, so I don't know whether I  
> can safely downgrade it.  I have doubts about trying to have two  
> versions co-exist.
> Suggestions?

Try the following:

sudo port -f uninstall libgnome
sudo port clean --all libgnome
sudo port install libgnome

That should solve the linking error

> Lenore
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