[Image-SIG] [Mac 10.4.10, Python 2.5] PIL Newbie

Jim Tittsler jwt at onjapan.net
Sun Aug 26 00:42:30 CEST 2007

On Aug 26, 2007, at 08:17, David Goldsmith wrote:
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/lib/python2.5/ 
> site-packages/PIL/Image.py",
> line 391, in _getencoder
>     raise IOError("encoder %s not available" % encoder_name)
> IOError: encoder jpeg not available
> Please help!  Thanks!

It looks like you built PIL without the JPEG libraries, and so don't  
have JPEG support.  Did you try using one of the prebuilt binaries  
from http://pythonmac.org/packages/

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