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Add PIL installation instructions for Mac OS X #185

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Just had to get PIL on Mac OS X, and this worked for me to get libjpeg & freetype2 support.
Let me know if my formatting is wrong; I didn't get a chance to see the output.



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Commits on Jul 16, 2012
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@@ -35,8 +35,22 @@ Ubuntu 11.04
Installing on Mac OS X
-.. todo::
- Notes on installing on Mac OS X
+PIP doesn't know about the Mac OS X Freetype paths. To rectify that:
+.. code-block:: bash
+ $ ln -s /usr/X11/include/freetype2 /usr/local/include/
+ $ ln -s /usr/X11/include/ft2build.h /usr/local/include/
+ $ ln -s /usr/X11/lib/libfreetype.6.dylib /usr/local/lib/
+ $ ln -s /usr/X11/lib/libfreetype.6.dylib /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.dylib
+.. code-block:: bash
+ $ brew install libjpeg
+ $ pip install PIL
Installing on Windows
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