Odd non-fatal GIMP Behavior

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Nov 18 09:38:00 PST 2014

On Nov 18, 2014, at 11:01 AM, Jeff Singleton wrote:
> This is not a failure of MacPorts, but since Gimp was built with MacPorts, I wanted to share it.
> I use the original GIMPskel process to create a GIMP.app bundle from the Gimp built in MacPorts. Other than having to manually copy or symlink some files from /usr/lib (base Apple), this process works flawlessly.
> Today I noticed that if I choose any image file and Open With GIMP, it crashes consistently with this:
> Dyld Error Message:
> Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libiconv.2.dylib
> Referenced from: /Users/USER/*/GIMP.app/Contents/Resources/lib/libgobject-2.0.0.dylib
>  Reason: Incompatible library version: libgobject-2.0.0.dylib requires version 8.0.0 or later, but libiconv.2.dylib provides version 7.0.0
> However, If I open GIMP first, and then open/import the images, there are no issues. Noting that the library libiconv is from MacPorts, so I am not sure if this is really a thing or just an obstacle.

Please see https://trac.macports.org/wiki/ProblemHotlist#libiconv-version

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