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2017.03.17 14:29 "TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Dinesh Iyer
2017.03.17 14:53 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.03.17 15:53 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Dinesh Iyer
2017.03.17 16:07 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Dinesh Iyer
2017.03.17 17:01 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Dinesh Iyer
2017.03.17 17:06 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.03.17 17:19 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Yakov Galka
2017.03.17 17:02 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.03.17 21:02 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by <rleigh@codelibre.net>
2017.03.17 21:08 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.03.17 22:23 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Roger Leigh
2017.03.17 22:40 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Paavo Helde
2017.03.17 23:03 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.03.18 10:53 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Yakov Galka

2017.03.17 14:53 "Re: TIFFSetErrorHandler vs TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Fri, 17 Mar 2017, Dinesh Iyer wrote:

> Hi team,
> I need to do some custom error handling which requires me to pass in the
> pointer to my class that is doing the TIFF I/O. I need this because I need
> to deliver warnings/errors to my application through a specific mechanism.
>
> I noticed that TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt does allow me to pass that as the
> first argument. I was wondering if it is sufficient to set one of the error
> handlers or do I have to set both. The same applies for warning handlers as
> well.

These functions are redudant and both may be used at once.  If 
TIFFSetErrorHandler() was used, then its error handler will be called. 
If TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt() was used, then its error handler will be 
called.  They are called in succession.

This means that you can just use TIFFSetErrorHandlerExt() and be 
happy.

The main problem with these interfaces is that the internal storage 
location is shared across threads so threads can't use different 
handlers unless they serialize access to libtiff.

Bob
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