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2012.04.05 20:05 "LZW Support configuration issue", by Christopher Cameron
2012.04.05 20:27 "Re: LZW Support configuration issue", by Bob Friesenhahn
2012.04.09 13:07 "Re: LZW Support configuration issue", by Christopher Cameron
2012.04.17 17:25 "Re: LZW Support configuration issue", by Christopher Cameron

2012.04.05 20:27 "Re: LZW Support configuration issue", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Thu, 5 Apr 2012, Christopher Cameron wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I am currently re-configuring libtiff 4.0.0 to support LZW.
> As far as I understand, all I had to do was re-run configure without the
> "--disable-lzw" option, rebuild, and then rebuild my code which makes
> use of libtiff.
> All seems well in the code - LZW_SUPPORT is defined, and the code in
> tif_lzw.c is not inactive anymore (in the editor, I mean).

LZW is indeed supported by default for many years now.

> But when I run my code, I get the following error:
> 
> \X$x5 compression support is not configured
> 
> Quite strange how what probably should read "LZW" reads "\X$x5" and in
> fact this has also been "\X x5" and various other unsavory looking
> characters (hah).

Probably you are still using some archaic libtiff rather than the one 
you just built, or a mix of both.  Did you remember to do 'make 
install' to put the build product where your own software can find it?

Bob
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