Python Imaging Library ... Help!

Duncan Smith buzzard at
Sat Feb 22 13:57:40 CET 2003

"myk" <mykbourassa at> wrote in message
news:8iD5a.18023$q26.351151 at
> I've just killed an evening trying to install the PIL on my HP laptop
> (Omni 6000) running Python 2.2.2 on Windows98.  I've tried the binary
> for PIL 1.1.2 but it automatically installs in Py22 which isn't the name
> of my Python directory.  I also tried unpacking the 1.1.3 tar.gz.  But I
> can't seem to get "" to run.  A dos window winks in and out of
> existence but the module can't be imported when I try to do so in IDLE.
>  I've tried to figure out what "" is doing but since I'm a
> Python newbie that didn't help.  Any ideas as to what I'm doing wrong or
> how I can very manually get all the files to where they should be?  TIA.
> myk

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