python-imaging dependency

Florian Diesch diesch at
Wed Nov 15 03:31:47 UTC 2006

"Alexis Kotte" <alexis.kotte at> wrote:

> when using plone 2.5.1 on zope2.9 on ubuntu edgy I encountered an
> error: If I tried to upload a picture zope responded with the error
> message
> ImportError: The _imaging C module is not installed
> while python-imaging (containing this C module) IS installed.
> It turned out I was missing the jpeg lib as "ldd" was telling me, so running
> apt-get install libjpeg62
> solved the problem.
> Should the package "python-imaging" have a dependency on "libjpeg62"?

IMHO a "Recommends" dependency would be the right thing.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list