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Off-by-one in $obj->asGif after upgrading to ACEDB_4.9s

Ed Griffiths edgrif at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Jul 8 03:37:29 EST 2003


> After upgrading to ACEDB_4.9s, sgifserver seems to provide gif-images
> where the first byte is NULL and the last byte is dropped.
> AcePerl now outputs faulty gifs with the obj->asGif method (Object.pm). As
> AcePerl has not changed, and giface client produces good gifs I assume
> something changed in sgifserver. Anyone else seen this?
> I also tested 4.9u with same results.
> Compiled with gcc 3.2.2 on Linux RH9, -O2/-03 optimation.

The server has not been changed as far as I am aware, there has been a change to
an underlying library however that may affect this, we will take a look....

thanks for reporting it, Ed
| Ed Griffiths, Acedb development, Informatics Group,                    |
|        Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus,  |
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