On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 2:11 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 3:26 AM, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
>> There is *not* a "NEF issue" as .nef is a nikon proprietary file which
>> need dcraw or ufraw front end to open and pass to gimp. gimp by itself
>> cannot open a nef file. I don't work on windows, but linux. Partha may
>> have added something to his gimp packages to facilitate opening non-open
>> format files, but to my knowledge, gimp must call an external program to
>> pass nef files to it. gimp is *not* photoshop.
> This not entirely correct. Or, to be more precise, this is entirely incorrect.
> Unstable version of GIMP has a plugin that reads/export from/to a
> number of file formats supported in GEGL. One of them is NEF, which is
> supposed to be loaded via libraw (not dcraw), but doesn't appear to be
> loaded properly for some reason.
I don't think so: Here is Line 62 from the relevant gegl file loader:
command = g_strdup_printf ("dcraw -4 -c '%s'\n", op_raw_load->path);
> The stable version of GIMP doesn't have this plugin and, therefore,
> doesn't have this issue. Therefore, the solution is to stick to the
> stable version until this is resolved one way or another.
> Windows vs. Linux are irrelevant.
> Photoshop is irrelevant (ACR is a plugin, just like UFRaw).
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