[FWTools] Problems to open image

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Nov 3 13:13:10 EST 2005

On 11/3/05, Petteri Packalen <packalen at cs.joensuu.fi> wrote:
> Hello,
> OpenEV crashes while it tries to open an image. This happends with all
> formats and is not related to the size of the file. Following error is
> printed out:
> ...openev:line 25: 19086 Illegal instruction ${OPENEV_HOME}
> /bin/python ${OPENEV_HOME}/pymod/openev.py "$@"'
> Any idea what goes wrong? Similar kind of problem is described in this
> mail http://lists.maptools.org/pipermail/fwtools/2005-March/000046.html
> without an answer.
> Platform is Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-53 and FWTools version is 1.0.0a4.


Could you try adding the "-h" switch for OpenEV?  Likely
you are running into a problem with the OpenGL version
distributed with the FWTools binaries.  The -h flag basically
tells OpenEV to use the local system OpenGL.

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