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2005.09.17 06:25 "[Tiff] [patch] update tiffdump man page", by Brad Hards

I've been looking at including support for Microsoft's Office Document Imaging format in libtiff. Obviously that involves a lot of use of tiffdump...

I found that the tiffdump manual page doesn't document the -m option. See below for a patch to update it.

Brad

Index: tiffdump.1

=================================================================== RCS file: /cvs/maptools/cvsroot/libtiff/man/tiffdump.1,v retrieving revision 1.1.1.1

diff -u -4 -p -r1.1.1.1 tiffdump.1

--- tiffdump.1  27 Jul 1999 21:50:28 -0000      1.1.1.1
+++ tiffdump.1  17 Sep 2005 06:24:45 -0000

@@ -22,9 +22,9 @@
 .\" LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE
 .\" OF THIS SOFTWARE.
 .\"
 .if n .po 0
-.TH TIFFDUMP 1 "October 15, 1995"
+.TH TIFFDUMP 1 "17 September 2005"
 .SH NAME
 tiffdump \- print verbatim information about
 .SM TIFF
 files
@@ -62,9 +62,13 @@ does not understand.
 .B \-h
 Force numeric data to be printed in hexadecimal rather than the
 default decimal.
 .TP
-.B \-o
+.BI \-m " items"

+Change the number of indirect data items that are printed. By default, +this will be 24.

+.TP
+.BI \-o " offset"
 Dump the contents of the
 .SM IFD
 at the a particular file offset.
 The file offset may be specified using the usual C-style syntax;