Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 227283
pnmtofiasco can't read valid PNM files created by netpbm
Last modified: 2013-07-02 19:19:57 EDT
Description of problem:
Netpbm creates a PPM file that itself considers invalid.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ jpegtopnm <something.jpg >something.pnm
(also with pngtopnm, others not tested)
2. $ pnmtofiasco <something.pnm >something.fco
pnmtofiasco: bad magic number - not a ppm, pgm, or pbm file
Conversion of the file to FIASCO format
$ file something.pnm
something.pnm: Netpbm PPM "rawbits" image data
Seems like pnmtofiasco is unable to read input from stdout for some reason, you
can use pnmtofiasco -i <file>.pnm -o <file>.fco for now as a workaround. I found
another bug in the fiasco codec while investigating it, so I'm planning to fix
more things at once together with fixing this bug.
Thanks for the workaround.
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pnmtofiasco, jpegtopnm and couple of others are now fixed in rawhide.
netpbm-10.35.58-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
netpbm-10.35.58-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.