PIL install driving me mad! With solution!

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Thu Feb 19 09:25:28 CET 2009

"bleah" <joh.. at ph...arizona.edu> wrote:

>I'm trying to get PIL 1.16 installed on a SUSE SLES10 system, and
>cannot, for the life of me, get the thing to compile with jpeg
>The libjpeg-devel libraries are installed, and are present in /usr/lib
>JUST WHERE SPECIFIED in the setup.py file, and the jpeglib.h incliude
>file is present  JUST WHERE SPECIFIED in the setup.py file.
>The build process proceeds without errors, yet selftest.py fails with
>the error:
>tonic:~/html2pdf_sources/Imaging-1.1.6 # python selftest.py
>Failure in example: _info(Image.open("Images/lena.jpg"))

This is the problem.
Lena with the feathered hat is a shy girl,
and she does not allow just anybody 
to look at her.


- Hendrik

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