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FS#69438 - [gscan2pdf] 2.10.2-1 Please include Graphics::TIFF as it is recommended

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Brian Smith (Brian76348693458) - Monday, 25 January 2021, 16:04 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Unconfirmed
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Architecture All
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Description: Graphics::TIFF (perl-graphics-tiff?) should be marked as dependent for either gscan2pdf or perl-pdf-builder.

Graphics::TIFF is recommended by PDF::Builder, a dependency of gscan2pdf. When using G3/G4 compression in gscan2pdf, Graphics::TIFF is needed. See below for details.

Additional info:
* package version(s): 2.10.2

Steps to reproduce:

- open gscan2pdf
- scan a page
- go to File / Save
- choose compression G3 or G4
- press SAVE
- get error message

"Error creating PDF image object: Chunked CCITT G4 TIFF not supported. at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/PDF/Builder/Resource/XObject/Image/ line 238."

gscan2pdf is using the lib-sane-perl interface.
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