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2017.09.16 19:50 "[Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.09.16 21:31 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Kemp Watson
2017.09.16 22:41 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Roger Leigh
2017.09.16 23:56 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.09.17 02:25 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Kemp Watson
2017.09.17 13:45 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Bob Friesenhahn
2017.09.17 11:45 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Roger Leigh
2017.09.17 15:29 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Kemp Watson
2017.09.17 16:27 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Even Rouault
2017.09.17 17:00 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Roger Leigh

2017.09.17 13:45 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF tile size limit", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Sat, 16 Sep 2017, Kemp Watson wrote:

Is that a problem? With memory virtualized to disk, this becomes a storage size problem, which is out of libtiff¹s hands. Big apps will always need big systems.

It is a problem if a 390 byte file causes the reading application to allocate tens of GB of memory.

Bob
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