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Bug 80704 - Ping Image Size Failure
Ping Image Size Failure
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ImageMagick (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-12-30 01:33 EST by Ashley M. Kirchner
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-09 11:55:29 EDT
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Description Ashley M. Kirchner 2002-12-30 01:33:33 EST
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Description of problem:

ImageMagick does not return the correct values for image dimensions.  More
information follows:

Redhat 7.3
ImageMagick-perl-, ImageMagick-,
ImageMagick-devel-, ImageMagick-c++-devel-,

First with ImageMagick:

use Image::Magick;
$imageName = "/tmp/001.jpg";

my $preview = new Image::Magick;
($width, $height, $size, $format) = $preview->Ping($imageName);
print "width: $width\nheight: $height\n";
width: 191
height: 154

Now with Image::Info:
use Image::Info qw(image_info dim);
$imageName = "/tmp/001.jpg";

my $info = image_info($imageName);
my($w, $h) = dim($info);
print "width: $w\nheight: $h\n";
width: 1523
height: 1228

Image::Info has the correct values.  Seems ImageMagick's Ping routine has a
problem.  When I installed the source (from ImageMagick's wesite), everything
worked fine.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat's ImageMagick RPMs
2. Install Image::Info 1.11 from CPAN
3. Run the above perl code on an image of known dimensions

Actual Results:  ImageMagick always came back with odd (very small) numbers
compared to other routines that collects image dimensions.

Expected Results:  Expected results?  Um, the correct information would be nice.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2005-09-09 11:55:29 EDT
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major
updates to ImageMagick, which may resolve this issue.  If you still see
this problem with a current version of ImageMagick, please file a new bug.

Setting status to "WONTFIX".

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