PIL question - saving JPEG

news.west.cox.net sean.berry2 at cox.net
Tue Oct 12 20:40:36 EDT 2004

Got it working.

I needed to copy the PIL directory intp site-packages/PIL...
apparently the pyc files do not get recreated automatically.

"news.west.cox.net" <sean.berry2 at cox.net> wrote in message 
news:mphad.42310$a85.20380 at fed1read04...
>I have a fairly simple Python program that uses Image and ImageDraw to 
>create poll results on the fly.
> 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
> Anyone with some PIL experience know how to get this working?  I really 
> appreciate any help offered.
> If you need more information, just ask.  I will be checking this post for 
> the next few days.

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