[Image-SIG] Unable to import _imaging

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Mon Nov 8 18:21:37 CET 2010

On 11/6/10 2:30 PM, Esben Bugge wrote:
> I am trying to install PIL on Mac OS.X 10.6 for the purpose of using
> Satchmo. After installation I tried

getting PIL built on OS-X is a bit of a pain. If you want to run it just 
on your system, the easiest way is to get the dependencies from 
macports, and then build PIL with those.

A note: OS-X generally (always?) hard-codes the path to dependent libs 
when linking. so you can do:

otool -L _imaging.so

and you should see what it's linked against.

But far easier is to install a binary. Russell Owen has built some, that 
you can find here:


Fredrik: please put these up the PIL site!


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