[pdftex] Problems with LARGE tiffs

Han The Thanh thanh at informatics.muni.cz
Tue Mar 13 16:21:20 CET 2001

On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 03:42:29PM +0100, Martin Schröder wrote:
> pdfTeX (Web2C 7.3.1) 3.14159-0.14f-released-20000525 keeps all
> different tiffs of a document in memory at the same time. This
> causes problems with LARGE tiffs: I just tried to include a 63 MB
> tiff (tiger.ps in high resolution) 10 times under different names
> on a machine with 631 MB virtual memory. pdfTeX exited after the
> sixth tiff. 
> Can this (IMHO bug) be fixed?

my decision to support tiff was rather a disaster. 
Tip: don't use tiff; use png of jpeg or pdf instead.


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