Bug #498

exiv2 cannot read the Exif data written after deleting all tags

Added by Andreas Huggel over 10 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Andreas Huggel% Done:

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Category:exif
Target version:0.12

Description

1) Add an Exif tag to a JPEG image without metadata
2) Remove the tag with the exiv2 utility
3) exiv2 -pt will fail with an error indicating corrupted Exif metadata

Additional information:

ExifData::copy() returns a DataBuf containing only a TIFF header if there is no Exif data to write. This is then written to the JPEG Exif APP Segment.

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