Fwd: OpenSlide library inquiry
bgilbert at cs.cmu.edu
Tue Jun 5 10:42:22 EDT 2012
On 06/05/2012 07:45 AM, David Gutman wrote:
> aaah ok--- so I have to just make sure when I build VIPS from source I
> compile against openslide as well---
> how does
> VIPS "know" which library to use th read the JPEG2000 encoded tiff's or
> is there some search hierarchy if it finds an encoding library X won't
> handle, it will go to library Y?
VIPS format loaders have a priority. VIPS will try OpenSlide first, and
if OpenSlide won't read the file (or if OpenSlide decides to use its
generic-tiff driver), it will try other format loaders like TIFF. So
VIPS will use OpenSlide for all Aperio slides, not just the JPEG2000 ones.
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