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PIL and Plone buildouts

by nguyen — published Apr 12, 2012 12:50 PM, last modified Aug 16, 2016 10:50 AM
How to add PIL (Python Imaging Library) to your Python

In case you're working with your own Plone buildouts (rather than the unified installer), when you get messages about PIL not being installed correctly you can use this to add PIL (Pillow):


Once you untar it, do something like::

cd src
cp -pr ~/Downloads/Pillow-1.7.5 .
cd Pillow-1.7.5/
../../bin/python build
../../bin/python test
../../bin/python install