On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 03:47:33AM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> "Garry R. Osgood" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Just this evening (GMT -5.00) I've observed this phenomenon, on the
> > same brushes that gave Al problems. Not on the Linux laptop, but on
> > the SGI O2 and Indigo (Irix 6.5.8 and 6.5.4 respectively).
> > 
> > I can spend some time isolating it, but not until this weekend. If I don't
> > obtain resolution, I'll make summary comments in a bug report.
> I think the problem is that we seek backwards in the file since we try
> to read in a pattern header after we have read a grayscale brush. This 
> is to remain backward compatibility (something we should probably not
> have done). If no pattern can be found, we seek back to read the data
> again as the next brush. Obviously something goes wrong here on some
> platforms.

Isn't it rather odd though that the problem only occurs with IRIX?
HP-UX, Tru64 UNIX, and Solaris do not have this problem.

albert chin ([EMAIL PROTECTED])

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