[Image-SIG] Bug#41690: Ok, it now depends, but it shouldn't
Sat, 14 Aug 1999 12:55:09 -0300
On Sat, Aug 14, 1999 at 05:03:08PM +0200, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > > PIL 1.0 can hook itself into Tk in two different
> > > ways:
> > >
> > > 1) link _tkinter with the tkImaging module (old style)
> > > 2) link _imaging with the same module (new style)
> > >
> > > in both cases, tkImaging needs access to the under-
> > > lying Tcl/Tk libraries, so (2) only works well if you're
> > > using shared libraries.
> > I think that's fine. But why is (2) better than (1)? For me,
> > looks like (1) is the reasonable solution.
> both methods are supported, so you can use whatever
> method you prefer. (or none, if you don't use ImageTk).
Well, I was very glad to take part of this discussion and learn
more about PIL and Tkinter, but this settles the issue; IMVHO,
the Debian PIL package should use method (1) and recommend Tk
and Tkinter, not depend on it.
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