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Gif File Not Playing Correctly #75

baskerville opened this Issue Jan 3, 2013 · 2 comments

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The following GIF file:
Plays fine in gifview but not in sxiv.

muennich commented Jan 5, 2013

This issue is not caused by sxiv but by the underlying giflib library. Other programs using this library (e.g. mtpaint, mplayer) also fail at displaying this image.

I've created a patch which fixes this issue and will push it upstream.

@muennich muennich closed this Jan 5, 2013
@rcancro rcancro pushed a commit to rcancro/giflib that referenced this issue Mar 10, 2015
Bert Münnich Fix misdecoding when a GIF overflows the code table.
Version 4.1.6 and 4.2.1 do not decode this image correctly:

This is caused by the fact that DGifDecompressLine() overwrites the
last entry of the code table again and again in the case that the
table is full.

This issue was originally reported here:

All regression tests pass with this change.
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