Thilo-Alexander Ginkel wrote:
On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 23:01, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
I don't believe they're stored temporarily anywhere. If so, it's internal to
Django and I don't know it off-hand.
The only thing I've ever seen permission-wise is when there's a directory
within media/uploaded that doesn't have the proper write permissions for the
Hm... Actually, after doing some more testing I think that permissions
aren't an issue as GIF files can be uploaded properly. I also can't
imaging why libpng should be loadable from the command line, but not
from the Apache process...
Arise zombie thread, live again! ;-)
OK, so it turns out after years of happily running with RB we've hit
this too. I KNOW this used to work (as my image testing when we first
deployed was with PNG files).
Our problem appears to be identical to this, regular RB install (i.e.
easy_install based) which always seems to pull down PIL even though it
is already installed (we're running Ubuntu server and I always ensure
the debian PIL package is installed that has full image support). We
could only attach new GIF screen shots to reviews.
Using PIL in a Python terminal always worked (i.e. open the supposedly
bad image via Image.open), but RB/Django would always fail with:
------ Cut here ------
One or more fields had errors
* Upload a valid image. The file you uploaded was either not an
image or a corrupted image.
------ Cut here ------
On a hunch I thought I'd have a look at what PIL instances are on the
file system (e.g. all the eggs that easy_install pulled down), after
upgrading a few times over the years we had 2.
reviews:~$ find / -name \*PIL\* 2>/dev/null
... So I removed all the PIL eggs (remember I already have PIL installed):
sudo rm -rf
Followed by a reviewboard restart:
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
And we can now attach PNGs and not just GIFs. So what out for
easy_install and PIL.
I know pip purports to support removal (and would probably be a better
solution) so this is not a recommendation of resolution! I'm just
sharing what I found on my system, don't go deleting files if you don't
know the impact/dependencies!
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