PIL question - saving JPEG
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Oct 10 23:50:17 CEST 2004
>I have a fairly simple Python program that uses Image and ImageDraw to create poll results on the
> Because PIL only supports 256 colors for GIF and BMPs are huge (in comparison)... I have opted to
> create JPEGs.
> I have installed JPEG-6b and have checked to see that all of the libraries are in the correct,
> expected places. But, I am still getting the following error.
> IOError: encoder jpeg not available
have you verified that PIL's build process was able to find and link against
the JPEG libraries? here's how to fix this in 1.1.4 and earlier:
for 1.1.5, setting the JPEG_ROOT variable in the setup.py file should do
the trick. see comments in that file for details.
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