[csw-maintainers] Gimp question

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Mon Aug 10 19:38:31 CEST 2009

Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> writes:

> Am 10.08.2009 um 18:24 schrieb Peter FELECAN:
>> Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> writes:
>>> Am 08.08.2009 um 19:48 schrieb Jeffery Small:
>>>> Also, gimp has not been updated in ages.  Are there any plans to
>>>> produce
>>>> a more modern version of this extremely important package?  Gimp is
>>>> currently at stable version 2.6.6!
>>>> Someone taking this on might also look at the companion GAP (Gimp
>>>> Animation
>>>> Package) which is also available for use with gimp 2.6.
>>> We are working very hard to update the complete stack to current
>>> version.
>>> However, as gimp is currently not in the main focus I cannot say when
>>> there will be an upgrade as there are a number of libraries to be
>>> updated
>>> first also.
>> GTK = Gimp Tool Kit isn't it? IMHO, it's *the* application that should
>> be packaged first...
> Ok, it is not in *my* main focus and besides William working on FF
> interest in packaging X11/Gnome stuff is a  bit... scarce...
> However if you want to offer some helping hands: welcome to the team!

I will not take up this invitation as I rather don't wade through the
multiple dependencies and the slow and cumbersome release process of
late. I experience unpleasant slowness to release a 3 new dependencies
for the major Emacs release... awakes memories of soviet bureaucracy!

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