Can PIL be installed under Cygwin?
jason at tishler.net
Fri Mar 28 17:20:26 CET 2003
On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 10:15:00AM -0500, Andy Chase wrote:
> I hope I'll be forgiven if I've overlooked something obvious!
Did you see the following?
> I have downloaded the PIL Windows binary for Python 2.2 and moved the
> PIL directory and PIL.pth under /lib/python2.2/site-packages. Because
> the Cygwin Python installation doesn't include a DLLs directory, I
> placed _imaging.pyd and _imagingtk.pyd into /lib/python2.2/lib-dynload,
> which I have firmly established is on Python's path.
The above will *not* work. You cannot use Win32 Python extensions with
Cygwin Python and vice versa.
Use the above URL (possibly modified to deal with the latest Cygwin
Tcl/Tk package) to build a Cygwin PIL.
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