[FWTools] geotiff_fw.dll

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Sat Mar 1 20:00:21 EST 2008

andyNEXT wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've developed a wrapper C# for GEOTIFF in order to create a GEOTIFF file. 
> My wrapper uses a DLLIMPORT from the geotiff_fw.dll. 
> Using DEPENDENCY_WALKER I saw that this library is implicit-linked to other
> libraries (for ex the libtiff_fw.dll).
> In order to write a GEOTIFF file I have to use also the inside-linked TIFF
> library, but I'm not able to import the TIFFfunctions from geotiff_fw.dll
> (such as for example TIFFSetField) .
> I've tried to use a TIFF Wrapper on the libtiff_fw.dll. This works very well
> but when I use it together with the GEOTIFF Wrapper there are problems in
> the loading of the dlls. Maybe this is due because I reference the
> libtiff_fw.dll twice times (one by geotiff_fw.dll and the second by
> libtiff_fw itself).
> How can I reach and invoke the TIFF functions in the geotiff_fw.dll
> interface?


I do not believe the geotiff_fw.dll exports the libtiff API so I don't
see how you could do this using these existing versions.

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