[Gdal-dev] GeoTIFF file which crashes GDAL?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Jul 18 13:40:42 EDT 2003

Ben Discoe wrote:

> Hi Frank and Vincent,
> Thanks for spending the time looking into the problems with the file...
> but i think the question i'm asking is... is it possible to GDAL to just
> return an error instead of crashing?  I'm not asking for GDAL to read
> messy/problematic files, that is understandably not worth effort, just
> if it could not crash..


File a bug against libtiff and I will have Andrey dig into it.  The second
directory is very corrupt, but you are right ... it should not crash.  By
the way, you can get to the libtiff bugzilla from www.libtiff.org.  Same
bugzilla as GDAL - just a different project name.

Best regards,

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