in our little gimp-community a user asked for help because he can open 
only 6 out of 10 pictures with Gimp.

An example picture - taken with his camera: an Olympus E-10:


The error-message with Gimp-2.4.2 on Ubuntu-7.10

fatal error: Segmentation fault

The error message with a self-compiled Gimp-2.5 development snapshot 
version on Ubuntu-7.10

[EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ /opt/gimp-2.5/bin/gimp-2.5
This is a development version of GIMP.  Debug messages may appear here.
jpeg-load: found EXIF block (13671 bytes)
/opt/gimp-2.5/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/jpeg: fatal error: Segmentation fault
/opt/gimp-2.5/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/jpeg (pid:5807): [E]xit, [H]alt, 
show [S]tack trace or [P]roceed: S
#0  0xffffe410 in __kernel_vsyscall ()
#1  0xb7759123 in __waitpid_nocancel () from 
#2  0xb77c7845 in IA__g_on_error_stack_trace (
#3  0xb77c7d95 in IA__g_on_error_query (
#4  0xb7e49304 in gimp_plugin_sigfatal_handler (sig_num=11) at gimp.c:1539
#5  <signal handler called>
#6  0xb779984b in exif_set_sshort () from /usr/lib/libexif.so.12
#7  0xb779989c in exif_set_short () from /usr/lib/libexif.so.12
#8  0xb7790ca5 in ?? () from /usr/lib/libexif.so.12
#9  0x000001cc in ?? ()
#10 0x00000000 in ?? ()
/opt/gimp-2.5/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/jpeg (pid:5807): [E]xit, [H]alt, 
show [S]tack trace or [P]roceed:

The whole thread (beginning with post #6 from X_FISH) in german:


Is this similar to this bug:


or something new?

Deleting the exif-data seems the only way to open this picture with Gimp.
Maybe someone with the needed know-how has time to examine this behavior.
Many thanks in advance.


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