Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#412 closed defect (fixed)

Add instructions to install libjpeg-dev or equivalent to docs

Reported by: Christopher Allan Webber Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: documentation Keywords: bitesized, docs
Cc: Parent Tickets:


People are constantly running into this irritation because a custom PIL gets built in their virtualenv:

IOError: decoder jpeg not available

Should be easy to do. Add both to the sphinx docs in the mediagoblin/ checkout and to the wiki Hacking Howto


Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Dani Estevez

I tried many things to fix this issue, being these the most important:

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Jakob Kramer

I think it is enough to say: “Make sure there is no custom PIL in your lib folder.” My problems have always been solved by that (and only that). I think we should replace the suggestion to install pillow with making sure that there is no custom PIL and then close the issue.

I doubt installing pillow helps…

Last edited 11 years ago by Jakob Kramer (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Christopher Allan Webber

Component: component1documentation

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by ShawnRisk

Owner: somebody deleted
Status: newassigned

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by Jakob Kramer

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Can be closed, because PIL is not being installed by anymore.

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