[Image-SIG] PIL Install Woes
Wed, 8 Mar 2000 13:00:08 +0100
> I am trying to install PIL 2b4-win32 and when I run viewer.py I get=20
> this error.
0.2b4 is over three years old or so. where did you find it?
> Traceback (innermost last):
> File "viewer.py", line 44, in ?
> UI(root, im).pack()
> File "viewer.py", line 23, in __init__
> self.image =3D ImageTk.PhotoImage(im.convert("L"))
> File "C:\Python\Programs\Imaging-2b4\Lib\ImageTk.py", line 83, in =
> File "C:\Python\Programs\Imaging-2b4\Lib\ImageTk.py", line 113, in =
> self.__photo.tk.call("PyImagingPhoto", self.__photo, block.id)
> TclError: invalid command name "PyImagingPhoto"
> I have tried to find instences of PyImagingPhoto in the source, but =
> are none. I have done what it says in the install notes, and can =
this means that _tkinter doesn't know about PIL. if you insist
on using 0.2b4, you need a patched version of _tkinter. the
standard version you get with Python won't work.
but it's probably better to get the 1.0 distribution from
(also see the "trouble using PIL on windows" thread)