[Image-SIG] weird windows 7 error with ImageFont

Stani spe.stani.be at gmail.com
Thu May 13 18:57:53 CEST 2010

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Oliver Tonnhofer <olt at bogosoft.com> wrote:
> On 05.05.2010, at 06:12, Laura & Edward Cannon wrote:
>> I am running python 2.6.4 (32 bit) on windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit).
>> I installed PIL 1.1.7 a few months ago from the official installer. I
>> sat down today and tried to load a font using the ImageFont.truetype
>> function. I get the following error.
>> ImportError: The _imagingft C module is not installed
>> I have had no other errors, and have used the other modules
>> extensively with this install. Any ideas as to what the problem might
>> be?
> The Windows binaries for 1.1.7 where not compiled with FreeType support. You
> need to downgrade to 1.1.6 or build you own packages.
The problem is only with the PIL 1.1.7-py26 installer. It works fine
with the PIL-1.1.7-py25 installer.

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