[Image-SIG] Mac support for PIL

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Fri May 7 18:19:27 CEST 2010

Paul Ross <paul at paulross.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi there and I'm sorry to bother you but...
> I know that PIL is Windows-centric but is there any chance that it will support Snow Leopard on Apple Mac some time soon?
> I have been trying to build PIL from source on Snow Leopard without success as it appears to only support PNG and not other image formats such as JPEG.

Works for me.  I build libjpeg, libpng, libfreetype, etc. from source
first, and install them, then build PIL.  Haven't tried it with 10.6.3,

You have to edit the PIL setup.py file, and put the paths to the library
directories in it, though, before building PIL.


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