Re: Problem reading some TIFF images
From: Tony Cook (email@example.com)
Date: Tue 05 Aug 2003 - 00:38:39 GMT
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On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 04:57:19PM -0700, Derek wrote:
> I am using Xp and Activestate 5.6.1 build 635. The program doesn't crash,
> it just exits at that point. I tried to write a program in .Net today and
> ran into a similar problem. I looked into that a bit and it maybe that
> these are older tiffs which use a non-standard compression algorithm. I am
> only interested in reading all of the metadata and not the actual image.
> Any help would be appreciated.
Imager doesn't have an option to read just the meta data.
Please try current CVS if you have a compiler (my windows box is at the
dealer), and see if that fixes the problem.
Otherwise you might want to consider Image::Info instead.
If your image isn't sensitive please send me a copy and I'll give it a
go when I get my machine back.
> >> Does Imager assume that tags are in a specific order? Is there anything
> >> can do to get this to work?
> >You don't say which platform, or what happens to your programs when it
> >reaches this point. Is it producing a GPF/segfault? Or is the read
> >function just failing?
> >It's possible that it's this issue:
> > http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/Bug.html?id=1513
> >which is fixed in current CVS.