[Image-SIG] libjpeg and pil on intel mac os x

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed May 31 08:36:19 CEST 2006

Josh Stephenson wrote:

> I'm running an intel mac 10.4 with python 2.4.2 and trying to install
> pil 1.1.5.  I have already configured jpeg-6b.  Here's how I configured
> it:
> ./configure --enabled-shared --includedir=/usr/local/include
> --libdir=/usr/local/lib
> It installed with no errors.

>     raise IOError("decoder %s not available" % decoder_name)
> IOError: decoder jpeg not available
> 1 items had failures:
>    1 of  55 in selftest.testimage
> ***Test Failed*** 1 failures.
> *** 1 tests of 55 failed.
> It isn't finding the jpeg decoder when I know it's there.  Any help
> would be awesome!

quoting myself from a message posted only a few days ago:

      try running Python with the -v (or -vv) option, to see if it really
      picks up the _imaging module you built.

       $ python -vv -c "import _imaging"

(why is it that nobody ever googles after error messages any more ?  hmm...)


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