[Image-SIG] Problems installing PIL

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Thu, 6 May 1999 22:00:30 +0200

Michelle Mills Strout <mstrout@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> I have attempted to install both releases of PIL, 0.2b4 and 0.2b3.  I am
> attempting to install on a Linux system.  I get an error in the
> ./configure script for the libImaging directory.  Specifically I get the
> following output:
> alicatado % ./configure
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking for --without-gcc... no
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking whether we are using GNU C... yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
> checking for ranlib... ranlib
> checking for ar... ar
> checking MACHDEP... linux2
> checking for -ljpeg... no
> checking for -lmpeg... no
> checking for -lz... yes
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E

this far, everything looks just fine.  but the
next line looks a bit odd:

> checking whether cross-compiling... yes

this means that configure has decided that it
cannot run the files created by gcc.  check
the config.log file for more details.