Ristretto doesn't rotate with respect to EXIF data

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Mon Dec 10 06:43:05 CET 2007

On Dec 10, 2007 1:23 AM,  <dark_mail at gmx.net> wrote:
> Both the versions (didn't test earlier ones) 0.0.14 and 0.0.15 seem to
> ignore the orientation information in EXIF metadata, thus not rotating
> pictures, although the changelog for 0.0.6 claims different (if I read
> that one correctly).
> I checked that EXIF data are stored with the pictures (jpeg format), and
> manual rotating works.
> System is Gentoo Linux 2.6.23
> Is that issue known, or is there an error on my side?
> Can give more info if needed, after a cup of sleep ...

Are you sure the EXIF-data is correct?
I have seen several times that even though cameras store the EXIF
data, (and the Orientation tag which is used to rotate the image) the
Orientation-tag does not give the correct information.


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