AW: [pdftex] libpng warnings: Incomplete compressed datastream in iCCP chunk

vonderOsten, Harald harald.vonderosten at
Tue May 3 07:07:33 CEST 2005

>> libpng warning: Incomplete compressed datastream in iCCP chunk
>> libpng warning: Profile size field missing from iCCP chunk

> This looks like a bug in some recent libpng, but _before_ 1.2.8

>> And the animations are frozen. What can I do? I do have the newest
>> libpng libraryV1.2.8 and my OS is SuSE 9.3

> On Mon, 2 May 2005, Henkel, Hartmut wrote:

> Most likely this libpng is not the one actually used, as pdftex is
> normally compiled with libraries statically linked to it (e. g. if you
> uninstall the libpng from SuSE, it should still run...). Maybe recompile
> pdftex with libpng-1.2.8 or pick a recent pdftex binary, e. g. 1.21a,
> which should contain 1.2.8. If you already have this, and it still
> crashes, then please put the problematic .png online for checking.

> Regards, Hartmut

Thanks a lot for your answer. There is something I don't understand: Can
libpng handle pdf-files? Because only pdf-files are included in the
animations... and no png file ...


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