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Recommended update for libtiff


(Last modified: 02DEC2002)

solutions Recommended update for libtiff SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d38f8c3dc3447577e8fe736920109e09)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries

Package: tiff
Release: 20021202
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using the TIFF tools or library should install this update.



Problem description

The library libtiff has been compiled with a wrong size of the TIFF header on 64 bit architectures, therefor reading TIFF images fails and writing TIFF images results in broken files.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh tiff.rpm libtiff.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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