can't scale or clone tiff image using libimage-imlib2-perl

andy baxter andy at
Tue Aug 28 23:02:17 UTC 2007

Brian McKee wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-26-08 at 12:44 +0100, andy baxter wrote:
>> I have written a program in perl which scales a collection of panoramic
>> tiff images to various different sizes. It was working fine, but
>> recently stopped working for no obvious reason. I am using the perl
>> wrapper to libimlib2, from the package libimage-imlib2-perl. The program
>> works by loading the image into a variable '$img', then using
>> 'create_scaled_image' to generate scaled versions of the image at
>> several sizes. The text of the program is copied below. I have commented
>> out the line which originally scaled the image and replaced it with the
>> simpler 'clone' function. Neither version works - i.e whichever line of
>> the two I comment out, the program dies when the original image (which
>> seems to load OK) is scaled or cloned.
>> I have submitted a bug report about this problem.
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated, as this is holding me up with a
>> project I want to get finished. I have tried reinstalling both libimlib2
>> and libimage-imlib2-perl, but this doesn't help.
>> andy baxter.
>> #!/usr/bin/perl
>> #
> Start with
> use strict;
> use warnings;
> Then explain how it dies...  I quickly hacked up the file structure you
> mentioned and it created some jpegs - it didn't 'die'...
> I'm using dapper...
P.S. thanks for taking the time to run my script and get back to me.


andy baxter.

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