Re: static vs. dynamic - gimp
On Wed, 11 Sep 1996 David_Oswald@prenhall.com wrote:
> Hello all.
> I would like to install gimp.
> Pardon my ignorance ...
> I see that there are two versions.
> gimp-dmotif (dynamic)
> gimp-smotif (static)
The Static version contains all the motif calls in it,
The Dynamic version needs motif shared libraries.
> I am using a standard debian install with X, tcp/ip ...
> I would like to know :
> q1 - how do I know if I can use the static version?
> q2 - given a choice between both, what version would be "better or
> faster ...". Are there any pros and/or cons to choosing one or
> the other when both are valid options for a given machine
> (i.e.. speed vs. size ... )?
The dynamic version would be better if you are willing to pay $50-100 for
> Thanx in advance ...
> Keep up the good work - it is greatly appreciated.