[Image-SIG] Suggestion to use tcl stubs when building PIL
SridharR at activestate.com
Tue Jul 14 21:48:59 CEST 2009
Windows binaries for PIL provided at pythonware.com do not work on
ActivePython 22.214.171.124. There was a bug reported here:
This is because the PIL binaries are directly linked against tk84.dll,
while the ActivePython installation comes with tk-8.5.
Jeff Hobbs pointed out that using tcl stubs is the correct thing to do in
order to ensure compatibility with different versions of Tcl/Tk libraries
installed. Since this is not an issue with python.org's Python (whose 2.5
version comes with Tcl/Tk 8.4), I do not consider this a severe issue,
however, having this fixed will at least make PIL work against some of the
custom Python installations (of which ActivePython is just one of them).
More information about the Image-SIG