2004.02.03 21:39 "[Tiff] tiff2pdf question", by James Gardner

2004.02.04 14:52 "Re: [Tiff] tiff2pdf question", by Frank Warmerdam

I am trying to convert tiffs to pdf using the following two commands.

/usr/bin/tiffcp  /var/www/html/images/200440302901171.tif
/var/www/html/images/200440302901173.tif $tiffMultiImage

/usr/local/bin/tiff2pdf -o $pdfMultiImage $tiffMultiImage

I get the following error:

TIFFFieldWithTag: Internal error, unknown tag 0x0.
tiff2pdf: tif_dirinfo.c:407: _TIFFFieldWithTag: Assertion `fip != ((void *)0)' failed.

tiffcp seems to work and produces a file. But it looks like tiff2pdf can't read it. Please tell me what that error is telling me. I have tried multiple options on the tiffcp and tiff2pdf commands, and I can't make it go away.

The tiffs are packbit compression. I have tried to convert them to g4 in the tiffcp command, but I get an error about sampling having to be 1. I can't see how to set sampling. Is packbits the problem?


Assuming this isn't a build/linkage issue as Andrey suspects, you will need to provide a sample file demonstrating the problem. This isn't a problem I have seen before.

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