Python image library issue: domain users cannot save files?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Wed Nov 19 23:56:03 CET 2008

En Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:43:07 -0200, vixvixreg at  
<vixvixreg at> escribió:

> Has anyone try to use PIL in a windows domain environment? I am having
> a permission issue. If I am a domain user, even I have the permission
> to write a folder, when I tried to do simple things like
> ("foo.tif").save("bar.tif"), i am getting exception IOError ("0",
> "Error"). I tried to set os.umask(0) before I saved the file but the
> same exception threw. But If I am the same domain user with local
> admin permission on a windows box, I have no problem with the same
> script. Does anyone ever have the same situation and know a work
> around for this? Thanks.

Try using the builtin open() function to create/read/write files. If you  
have the same issues then you can take away PIL from the question and  
concentrate on setting the proper permissions for the user running the  

Gabriel Genellina

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