2002.04.08 20:18 "TIFF_BYTE fields", by Dwight Kelly
I think I've found a problem in the tag writing code for fields of type TIFF_BYTE. If a TIFF_BYTE tag has a length of 1-4 bytes, the value gets written to the offset field of the tag in the directory. According to the TIFF 6.0 spec, the bytes are 'left-justified'.
The libtiff routine TIFFWriteByteArray() seems to assume that the variable is always 32-bits and will not work correctly for a uint8 variable and a TIFF_BYTE field with length = 1.
I'm working on a fix but wanted to see if anyone else has noticed the problem.
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