[Image-SIG] problems compiling pil

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Apr 1 15:18:03 CEST 2006

michael gross wrote:

> I have compiled pil with the mingw32 compiler with the fallowing commands
> setup.py build --compiler=mingw32
> setup.py install --skip build
> it all seemd to work ok but if I try to save an image I get the fallowing
> error
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\mich23\Desktop\python_test_code\test.py", line 4, in
> -toplevel-
>     im.save("testr.bmp")
>   File "C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\PIL\Image.py", line 1305, in save
>     save_handler(self, fp, filename)
>   File "C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\PIL\BmpImagePlugin.py", line 236, in
> _save
>     ImageFile._save(im, fp, [("raw", (0,0)+im.size, 0, (rawmode, stride,
> -1))])
>   File "C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\PIL\ImageFile.py", line 489, in _save
>     s = e.encode_to_file(fh, bufsize)
> IOError: (0, 'Error')
> does anyone have an idea why this happens.
> I have not installed the jpeg decoder. is this the reason for this error?
> I get the same error when I try to use the im.show methode.

a possible cause is that you're mixing runtime libraries.  can you verify that
Python and the _imaging PYD are both linked against the same runtime lib ?


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