Does Wine benefit from libtiff5 over libtiff4?

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Mon Dec 17 21:21:14 CST 2012

Scott Ritchie <scott at> wrote:

> It's much simpler if I can build on 12.04 and copy the binary packages, 
> however this means I can't use libtiff5 if I do so.  Is there any 
> benefit in doing a separate build just for this?

At this point there is no benefit, but once bigtiff support is added to
windowscodecs.dll there will be some.


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