[Image-SIG] Help: Converting PIL to Tkinter image objects crashes python
tbaldwin at uoregon.edu
Fri Jul 10 01:31:55 CEST 2009
If 1.1.6 is from 2006 then trying 1.1.7 code sounds like a very good idea. I
wasn't sure how to set up the individual tkImaging module which you linked,
so I downloaded and built the entire recent beta release, 1.1.7b1.
I confirmed that python is seeing the new version:
However, my reproducer.py test script still fails in the same way as before.
Whatever is going on must have slipped past any of the updates in the beta
release, I guess.
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:50 PM, Tom Baldwin<tbaldwin at uoregon.edu> wrote:
> > A python-help volunteer suggested downgrading my Tcl/Tk installation from
> > 8.5 to 8.4, which seems a little weird, since 8.5 has been stable since
> > December 2007.
> 1.1.6 was released in december 2006, and core Python didn't switch to
> 8.5 until release 2.6 in late 2008 (iirc).
> > (Also, downgrading things using Macports is so complicated
> > that I haven't succeeding in doing it yet.) He directed me to this list
> > more knowledgeable help.
> > Can anyone with PIL familiarity tell me what might be causing this error?
> > say if there is any reason to believe that Tcl 8.4 might be more
> Instead of downgrading the Tcl/Tk install, you could try updating to
> the 1.1.7 trunk version of Tk/tkImaging.c module, available from:
> There's been a couple of tweaks related to 8.4/8.5 compatibility; not
> sure if they affect your specific case, but since you're building from
> source, it shouldn't be that hard for you test this.
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