Hmmm, I just did a dummy scan and made a 90MB tiff file. I opened it with the Gimp 1.2.5 and saved it as a jpeg in the best quality possible. Unfortunately, it resulted in a small 10MB file. But no problem to open it.
-- Best Regards Thomas J Spuhler All Tusonix outgoing e-mail has been scanned for viruses On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 07:57, Bruce Burden wrote: > > Hi folks, > > I created a 45MB jpg with GIMP a few years ago. Now, when I > attempt to open the image, the file is successfully loaded, the > first tile or so is shown, then GIMP crashes because: > > bash-2.05b$ gimp > > GLib-ERROR **: could not allocate 16384 bytes > aborting... > gimp terminated: Abort trap > > bash-2.05b$ LibGimp-WARNING **: script-fu: wire_read: unexpected EOF > > bash-2.05b$ > > The version of GIMP that I am using is: 1.2.5. > > Now, I realize that this is a GLib error, but I am looking > for pointers on why GLib is not able to allocate a few K of > memory. On a maching with nearly 1GB of free memory, I would > expect to be able to read a 45MB file (especially since I > created the image with less memory!) > > Thank you, > Bruce
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