[winswitch] RHEL 6/Xpra 1.x - Problems with python2-pillow

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Fri Nov 23 12:49:08 GMT 2018

On 23/11/2018 19:13, Thomas Mainka via shifter-users wrote:
> Hello,
> for some reason after an upgrade to Xpra on RHEL 6 went a bit flakey,
> sometimes displaying white/black windows. From digging around in the
> log files there seems to be an unmet dependency in the
> python2-pillow-4.3.0-1.el6_10.x86_64.rpm package that gets installed:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xpra/server/source.py",
> line 1687, in do_send_cursor
>     from PIL import Image
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/PIL/Image.py", line 56, in <module>
>     from . import _imaging as core
> ImportError: /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/PIL/_imaging.so:
> undefined symbol: PyCapsule_New
> PyCapsules are a Python 2.7 thing, while the Python on RHEL 6 is still
> 2.6.6 - am I missing something, or is Xpra on EL6 supposed to run with
> a different Python version?
That's odd, but it does ring a bell.
Can you try downgrading python-pillow to version 3.4.2 to see if that
fixes it?


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