Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1250795
luminance-hdr ignores EXIF EV
Last modified: 2015-12-02 13:15:27 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrading 2.3.1-8 -> 2.4.0-3, luminance-hdr no longer uses the pictures' exposure values that I presume it previously got from the EXIF data, setting all to 0.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. New HDR Image
2. Add Images
3. select some photographs with EXIF data
All EVs set to 0, and I have to set them by hand if I can work out how to calculate appropriate values.
EVs set to whatever fits for each picture.
In case it might be a problem with a particular manufacturer's EXIF, these pictures were taken with a Canon EOS M.
It seems actually a problem with Canon EOS M.
I got this on the terminal: "Warning: Directory Canon, entry 0x0000 has unknown Exif (TIFF) type 0; setting type size 1."
I will further investigate the issue, thank you for reporting it.
I found out exiv2-0.25 fixes the issue.
I am not sure if it will be possible to update to 0.25 cause many packages depend on it.
Options (in my personal order of preference):
* backport upstream fix included in 0.25 to our 0.24 packaging.
* update to exiv2-0.25 (and rebuild luminance-hdr to use it), and provide a compat-exiv2_024 (or something like that) for any packages not rebuilt yet
* fully update to exiv2-0.25, this will require rebuilding 34 other fedora packages.
I'll think on it.
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