after latest update, gimp not opening files

Riccardo Mottola riccardo.mottola at
Sun Jul 21 07:05:42 UTC 2019

Hi Ryan

On 6/1/19 3:12 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Sounds like it can't find pygtk. This is surprising, since the gimp2 port's +python27 variant does declare a dependency on the py27-pygtk port. Can you verify that gimp2 is installed with the +python27 variant and that the py27-pygtk port is installed and active?
> It might also be possible that it is trying to use a different version of python -- macOS python perhaps, or a different version of MacPorts python other than 2.7 -- one for which pygtk is not installed. I don't know how to determine which version of python it is trying to use.

Ken suggested to rebuild exiv2 like this

sudo port -f uninstall exiv2
sudo port -v -s install exiv2 configure.compiler=macports-clang-5.0

and, miracle, GIMP works again on both 10.6 and 10.7.

What exactly goes wrong, we don't know yet.


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