[Setup] Buildout and PIL
aruna at cignex.com
Wed Jul 30 09:32:45 UTC 2008
Please make sure that PIL folder has been created at
If it is there, please check that python path is set as system variable.
Hope this will help.
> I'm experiencing problems with PIL when I install Plone using buildout.
> Despite having installed PIL, Plone can't seem to find it, and when I run
> Plone the first time (using startcluster.sh) no Plone site is created.
> Looking at firststart.log I see the following error:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Application.py", line
> 709, in import_product
> product=__import__(pname, global_dict, global_dict, silly)
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/ATContentTypes/__init__.py", line
> 64, in ?
> import Products.ATContentTypes.content
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/ATContentTypes/content/__init__.py",
> line 26, in ?
> import Products.ATContentTypes.content.link
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/ATContentTypes/content/link.py",
> line 39, in ?
> from Products.ATContentTypes.content.base import registerATCT
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/ATContentTypes/content/base.py",
> line 63, in ?
> from Products.CMFPlone.PloneFolder import ReplaceableWrapper
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/CMFPlone/__init__.py", line 215, in
> from browser import ploneview
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/CMFPlone/browser/ploneview.py", line
> 12, in ?
> from Products.CMFPlone import utils
> File "/misc/local/Plone/parts/plone/CMFPlone/utils.py", line 5, in ?
> from PIL import Image
> ImportError: No module named PIL
> In addition to this, when I enter the ZMI, there is no "Plone site" under
> the add menu.
> * Zope Version = (Zope 2.10.6-final, python 2.4.3, sunos5)
> * Python Version = 2.4.3 (#1, Jul 31 2006, 06:30:48) [GCC 3.3.2]
> * System Platform = sunos5 (Solaris 10 - sparc)
> * SOFTWARE_HOME = /misc/local/Plone/parts/zope2/lib/python
> * ZOPE_HOME = /misc/local/Plone/parts/zope2
> * INSTANCE_HOME = /misc/local/Plone/parts/client1
> I have installed PIL from http://www.pythonware.com/products/pil/ and it
> is at location:
> I did check Nabble before posting this, and the best suggestion was:
> However the suggestion to copy the folder "python24\Lib\site-packages\PIL"
> to "Zope\2.X.X\Python\Lib\site-packages\" doesn't apply here as there is
> no "Zope\2.X.X\Python\Lib\site-packages\" produced by my buildout.
> I've even tried experimenting with adding a PIL.pth file into
> /misc/local/Plone/parts/client1/lib/python referencing the real PIL path,
> but not being a Python developer I really am stumbling around in the dark.
> Can anyone help?
> Cheers, Jim
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