2004.09.16 19:12 "[Tiff] BigTIFF Tag Value Count issue", by Joris Van Damme

2004.09.17 05:46 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF Tag Value Count issue", by Frank Warmerdam

Do you think that increasing the count to 8 bytes would be a problem > in libTIFF?

I don't have the libtiff knowledge to properly answer that. If the availability of a native 64-bit storage type can be assumed (pretty safe if 32-bit processors are the new baseline) then it doesn't sound like an 8 byte value would be a problem.


This does raise an interesting question. I would personally like libtiff to continue working on platforms with no identifiable 64bit integer data type if practical. Of course it would be fine if it only supported files smaller than 4GB in this case.

Does anyone know if stuff like PDA's and such have efficient-to-use 64bit integer datatypes? I am somewhat doubtful.

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