Inkscape problems with libMagick++.2.dylib

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Mar 8 22:51:01 PST 2010

On Mar 8, 2010, at 15:44, Pete Crite wrote:

> I've recently (in the last month perhaps) run some Macports updates, and I can no longer get Inkscape to work. When I try to start the application, I get: 
>> dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libMagick++.2.dylib
>>  Referenced from: /opt/local/bin/inkscape
>>  Reason: image not found
> I've checked /opt/local/lib/libMagick++.2.dylib, and indeed there is no file. I attempted to deactivate then reactive ImageMagick. I also tried reinstalling the old version. Neither strategy helped. Any suggestions would be most welcome.

The library seems to now be called libMagick++.3.dylib. You'll have to rebuild inkscape to link to this new version of the ImageMagick library.

sudo port -n upgrade --force inkscape

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