[HDRI] hdrgen on ubuntu

Axel Jacobs jacobs.axel at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 18:19:51 PDT 2012


I've recently had the pleasure of rebuilding my 64bit Fedora system from 
scratch due to a failing hard disk. Got hdrgen working, too.

hdrgen is a 32bit application, so simply doing a
# apt-get install libtiff
on a 64 bit Debian-based system will only pull the 64bit Tiff library. 
So make sure you have all the 32bit deps on your 64bit system. The two 
co-exist quite happily.

The only bit of 'hacking' I had to do was to soft-link libtiff.so.4 
(what comes with Fedora) to libtiff.so.3 (which is what hdrgen is linked 

Chris, if you can expand on 'no joy', I might be able to give you a few 



On 08/24/2012 12:17 AM, Gregory J. Ward wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> I think you are asking me, as I'm the only one with access to the full source code outside of Dolby...  And no, I haven't compiled it under Ubuntu.  I haven't compiled under any recent version of Linux in fact.  I don't know how cross-compatible binaries are.  It's a pain due to all the external library dependencies (OpenEXR and TIFF mostly), but I could try recompiling it on the Lubuntu image I have under VMWare.  Can anyone tell me how likely that is to work as an executable?
> -Greg
>> From: Humann Chris <chris at coolshadow.com>
>> Date: August 23, 2012 4:04:11 PM PDT
>> Greetings.  Is anyone aware of a compiled version of 'hdrgen' that works under Ubuntu?  I downloaded Greg's 'Linux' version placing the binaries in the appropriate bin directory but no joy.
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
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