2006.02.07 10:26 "[Tiff] Re: Mega newbie question", by Dermot Paikkos

2006.02.07 15:35 "Re: [Tiff] Re: Mega newbie question", by Bob Friesenhahn


> I'm not too sure why count is declared uint16 here... It should be > uint32 if you ask me. Plenty of tags have potentially over 64K of data,

> and in any case, the count in tags in actual file normal TIFF (not > BigTIFF) is unsigned 32bit. I'm also unsure why datatype is not

BTFW libtiff 3.8.0 has a dreadful bug in that several of these tags are treated like the length value is 16 bit when it should actually be 32 bit. I can't recommend that anyone use libtiff 3.8.0. CVS libtiff has the fix, and libtiff 3.7.4 does not exhibit the symptom.

Bob Friesenhahn
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