Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 983640
pamgauss maxval check wrong on x86_64
Last modified: 2016-07-25 02:19:20 EDT
Description of problem:
Attempting to generate a 16bit gaussian fails with
The maxval you specified (140733193453567) is too big
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.pamgauss -maxval 65535 -sigma 1 > /tmp/foo.pnm
pamgauss: The maxval you specified (140733193453567) is too big. Maximum is 65535
a gaussian in /tmp/foo.pnm
This bug was fixed in upstream version 10.60.03
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This issue is fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7.