Opened 10 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#911 closed defect (no-action)

configure: error: Python Imaging Library is required

Reported by: Netbulae Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: programming Keywords:
Cc: Parent Tickets:


The install instructions tell on:

Tell me to install the prerequisite python-imaging on Fedora. But in the version I'm using (Fedora 20), this package has been replaced by

Replace PIL (python-imaging) with Pillow, an actively maintained fork which is also heading for python3 compatibility

When trying to install with:

./ && ./configure && make

I get:

checking for Python 'Image' library... no
configure: error: Python Imaging Library is required

Change History (4)

comment:1 by Netbulae, 10 years ago

Priority: blockerminor

comment:2 by Netbulae, 10 years ago

Using virtualenv it works ok

comment:3 by Ben Sturmfels, 8 years ago

Noting the existance of earlier ticket #651 "Switch to Pillow?". That may be a bigger task though. This particular ticket could be solved with updated documentation for Fedora.

comment:4 by Ben Sturmfels, 3 years ago

Resolution: no-action-required
Status: newclosed

Closing this old ticket - Pillow is now a required dependency and is listed in the documentation.

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