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Changes in TIFF v3.7.0 TIFF CHANGE INFORMATION

This document describes the changes made to the software between the previous and current versions (see above). If you don't find something listed here, then it was not done in this timeframe, or it was not considered important enough to be mentioned. The following information is located here:


MAJOR CHANGES:
  • Several bugs found after 3.7.0beta2 release were fixed.


CHANGES IN THE SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION:
  • ltmain.sh: Fix for MinGW compilation.


CHANGES IN LIBTIFF:
  • libtiff/{tif_dirread.c, tif_jpeg.c, tif_luv.c, tif_ojpeg.c, tif_pixarlog.c, tif_write.c}: Handle the zero strip/tile sizes properly (Dmitry V. Levin, Marcus Meissner).
  • libtiff/tif_dirinfo.c: Type of the TIFFTAG_SUBIFD field changed to TIFF_IFD.
  • Preliminary support for BigTIFF files: now libtiff can recognize and reject to open such images. ;-)
  • libtiff/tif_dir.c: Initialize td_tilewidth and td_tilelength fields of the TIFFDirectory structure with the 0 instead of -1 to avoid confusing integer overflows in TIFFTileRowSize() for striped images.
  • libtiff/tif_dir.c: Initialize td_tilewidth and td_tilelength fields of the TIFFDirectory structure with the 0 instead of -1 to avoid confusing integer overflows in TIFFTileRowSize() for striped images.
  • libtiff/tif_dirinfo.c: Fix bug with tif_foundfield and reallocation of tif_fieldinfo as per bug http://bugzilla.remotesensing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=630
  • libtiff/tif_compress.c: Improved error reporting in TIFFGetConfiguredCODECs() (Dmitry V. Levin).


CHANGES IN THE TOOLS:
  • tiffcmp.c (leof): Renamed from 'eof' in order to avoid conflict noticed under MinGW.
  • tiff2pdf.c: Fixed TransferFunction tag handling reported by Ross A. Finlayson.


CHANGES IN THE CONTRIB AREA:
  • No changes.
CHANGES IN THE LZW COMPRESSION KIT:
  • This one is not longer needed.
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Last updated $Date: 2004/10/15 07:49:15 $.