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

2004.09.17 15:02 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF Tag Value Count issue", by Bob Friesenhahn

Which is why, in general, the reading code ignores native file alignment, and just memcpy()'s stuff into the proper variables before accessing it. I don't think alignment is going to help libtiff itself very much because libtiff can't depend on it and remain portable. We could try and have

Right. Libtiff needs to work on any modern processor without tweaking so it needs to do extra data marshalling. Applications which attempt to access the data directly are likely to be proprietary applications where all factors are known in advance.


Bob Friesenhahn