ANN: PIL 1.0 final

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Sat Aug 7 16:35:20 CEST 1999

Michael Spalinski <mspal at> wrote:
> I compiled PIL 1.0 on Red Hat Linux 5.2, but then I get:
> [schwinger:/usr/src/python/Python-1.5.2/Extensions/Imaging-1.0]# python
> Python 1.5.2 (#5, Apr 14 1999, 19:21:58)  [GCC] on linux2
> Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
> >>> import _imaging
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> ImportError: /usr/lib/ undefined symbol: XFreePixmap
> >>>   
> Is my tk version too old? I have tk-8.0.3-20.

this might work:

    comment out the Tkinter-related lines in the
    Setup file and rebuild PIL (to use ImageTk, you
    need to hook into Tkinter in the old way; see
    Tk/README for more info).

or this:

    rebuild Tcl/Tk with --enable-shared, and then
    relink PIL.

hope this helps!

the PIL development team

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