Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#3455 closed enhancement (fixed)

Better management of transparency in SWIG Java bindings

Reported by: danieleromagnoli Owned by: Even Rouault
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.7.2
Component: JavaBindings Version: 1.7.1
Severity: normal Keywords:


This is a proposal to improve the transparency management when generating JAVA Bindings: Actually, the bindings allow to return an IndexColorModel from a GDALColorTable.

However, there isn't special management for cases where there is only a single fully transparent alpha element or cases where all pixels are opaque.

The proposed patch allows to setup an IndexColorModel with the following set of rules:

  • If the ColorTable contains N elements and all the elements are opaques, then setup a simple IndexColorModel with R,G,B entries.
  • Else, if the ColorTable contains N elements where N-1 elements are fully opaque and only a single one has alpha == 0 (fully transparent), then setup an IndexColorModel where you specify the index in the table of the unique transparent pixel.
  • Else (there are several alpha pixels with different opacity) setup an IndexColorModel with R,G,B,Alpha entries.

Can you please review that patch and apply it if ok?

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gdal1.7.1.patch (1.5 KB) - added by danieleromagnoli 10 years ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 10 years ago by danieleromagnoli

Attachment: gdal1.7.1.patch added

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Even Rouault

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Applied in trunk (r19007). Thanks

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by danieleromagnoli

Could be possible to include that patch on the 1.7.X branch (to be included in the next 1.7 releases)?

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Even Rouault


We usually don't backport enhancements into stable branches, but it doesn't seem too risky and you provided the patch ;-), I commited it in r19012 in branches/1.7

It was just a performance enhancement right ?

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