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30 Sep 2023 22:58:15 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Possible JPEG file output in Povray 3.7  
From: Ken Shumway
Date: 26 Jan 2015 06:30:00
Message: <web.54c6250a44a07e55a2b638bc0@news.povray.org>
Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:
> Le 25/01/2015 09:18, Ken Shumway a écrit :
> > When I try to output in Jpeg format, I get this error message:  JPEG parameter
> > stgruct mismatch: library thinks size is 372, caller expects 376 Render failed.
> >  I am running with Ubuntu Linux 10.4. The screen output from Povray includes a
> > statement that the support library LibJPEG 62 with a Copyright date of 2013 is
> > used.  Is there a library that needs updating to fix this problem?
> >
> There is a change in Jpeg library between version 6 (6.2) and version 8.
> As a dynamic library, the structure should be the same size for the
> execution as for the compilation. The message you get is about such issue.
> So either you can recompile povray with your current libraries (in dev
> version) or you can install the shared libraries needed by your current
> binary of povray. (but IIRC, Libjpeg6 & 8 are not compatible packages,
> that might break something else)
> Your main problem might be finding active repository with 10.4 (that's a
> LTS that is 2 releases old: 12.04 and 14.04 are now out, so 10.4 might
> soon become hard to get packages for: desktop is no more supported since
> May 2013, and server is reaching that state in April 2015... two months
> to go)

Thank you for your help.  Though I have been trying to avoid it, I decided to
update my OS.  Povray now works as expected.

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