[CentOS] Image conversion with ImageMagick doesn't work on CentOS, but it works fine on Debian Lenny.

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Thu Dec 17 00:01:43 UTC 2009

At Wed, 16 Dec 2009 15:16:00 -0800 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> I recently came across the need to convert jpg images with IM, did a
> standard install of "yum -y install ImageMagick" and found that
> images converted with CentOS's base port of IM would actually corrupt the
> images, yet using the same (albiet different version, different distro)
> software
> didn't corrupt the images at all.
> By corrupted, I mean, the bottom portion of the image under *some*
> webservers looked completely wrong, and had strange checkering of the image
> in stripes across the bottom.
> At the time I had this problem, I took the issue to IM's forum, to no
> avail.  I ended up just using it on a Debian machine instead.

Which version of CentOS?  I use convert all of the time with CentOS 4.8,
using ImageMagick without any problems:

sauron.deepsoft.com% rpm -q ImageMagick

*Exactly* which version of CentOS, ImageMagick?  i386 or x86_64?

> Peter

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