PIL question - saving JPEG
sean.berry2 at cox.net
Mon Oct 11 04:11:38 CEST 2004
"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote in message
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> "news.west.cox.net" wrote:
>>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
> have you verified that PIL's build process was able to find and link
> 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.
Thanks for the link. However, after completing the list of changes, and
reconfiguring, remaking, rebuilding and reinstalling... still no luck.
I will try again tomorrow when I have regained a little bit of patience. If
there are any other links like this one out there I would love to give it a
Thanks for any help.
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