gimp:large tile sizes and large images on Freebsd

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Sat Aug 18 12:22:23 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 09:16 +0200, Bram wrote:
> Hi,
> I've had problems with the gimp on freebsd when using large tile sizes.
> See:
> I've been thinking about it and I don't want to use linux just for this 
> one thing, so I would really like to get this bug fixed.
> I have no problem using the gimp for these pictures, it works better 
> than krita (wich crashes, seems to be a problem of a lot of the kde apps).
> So is there any chance you guys could look into it, I am not a C 
> programmer and have no idea where to begin.
> If the bug gets fixed by you guys I would like to do a small donation to 
> the freebsd-gnome project, is this possible ?
> How to reproduce the bug:
> set tile size to 512 or higher, open the gimp , open a very large image

You might try increasing the max data size to 1 GB and see if it helps.
To do this, add the following to /boot/loader.conf, then reboot:



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