[Image-SIG] Re: Broken PIL
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Jun 10 21:19:34 EDT 2003
Larry Bates wrote:
> All of the sudden I'm getting an odd error/traceback when I try to use
> PIL. I recently downloaded and installed 1.1.4a3 (Windows installer
> version). I did patch this with the PcxImagePlugin that Fredrick
> sent me last week.
> Below is a sample program and traceback that I'm getting. It doesn't
> seem to matter if I change the output format to JPG (e.g. I get the
> same traceback).
> return apply(decoder, (mode,) + args + extra)
> TypeError: function takes exactly 2 arguments (3 given)
the usual cause for this problem is that Python is picking up the
PIL Python files for one PIL version, and the _imaging module for
(in this case, it looks like newer Python files, and an old _imaging
>>> import Image
>>> print Image.__file__
>>> import _imaging
>>> print _imaging.__file__
and make sure that the output is what you expect.
if you cannot sort it out, get rid of all _imaging.dll and _imaging.pyd
files in the Python tree (and if necessary, the application tree), and
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