2011.04.12 02:06 "[Tiff] Libtiff v4.0.0beta7 released", by Bob Friesenhahn
Libtiff v4.0.0beta7 is now released. This is the version of libtiff which supports BigTIFF format. This release adds support for LZMA compression format, deferred strip/tile loading (--enable-defer-strile-load) and reading large strips in chunks (--enable-chunky-strip-read). WIN32 native I/O is used always used under Windows (except for Cygwin) in order to support huge files and Windows-friendly features. Other improvements and fixes are noted in the package detailed ChangeLog.
Read about the release at "http://www.remotesensing.org/libtiff/v4.0.0.html".
GraphicsMagick Maintainer, http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/