Re: Re: automatically finding format of 'data' type
From: Tony Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 13 May 2003 - 00:09:23 GMT
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On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 08:43:47AM -0700, rayg wrote:
> i really want to use Imager, but i need to do:
> without the explicit type definition since i only am given the image data
> in a buffer with no other knowledge. i currently use Image::Size to
> determine height, width, and type. but Imager is 150% faster and has a
> smaller memory footprint so i'd rather use it. it also has a feature i
> now really need to use- image scaling.
> so my question is: what is preventing automatic type detection from being
> added? i see the comment in Imager.pm:
> # FIXME: Find the format here if not specified
> # yes the code isn't here yet - next week maybe?
> # Next week? Are you high or something? That comment
> # has been there for half a year dude.
> # Look, i just work here, ok?
Current CVS attempts to guess the image file type.
It does require a seekable data source (so you can't use a socket, and
if you use callbacks you need to supply the seek callback.)