bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #48801, Progressive JPEGs are not supported


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bug #48801: Progressive JPEGs are not supported

Submitted by:  felix <felix_s>
Submitted on:  Tue 16 Aug 2016 07:20:55 PM UTC  
Category:  User Interface Severity:  Major
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  Git master Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  2.03+

Sun 31 Dec 2017 12:22:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

Progressive JPEG is not intended for this usecase.

Erkin Alp G├╝ney <erkinalp>
Tue 16 Aug 2016 07:20:55 PM UTC, original submission:

Attempting to set a progressive JPEG file as a background image (after loading all appropriate modules and setting video mode, of course) results in the following message:

I'd like progressive JPEGs to be supported. Failing that, I'd like a more informative error message.

Speaking of the latter, I noticed that the string "invalid argument" appears as an error message in seven different places in GRUB source code. The vagueness of this message is not helpful to anyone who wishes to investigate the source of it.

felix <felix_s>


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    2016-10-11 phcoder Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        Planned ReleaseNone => 2.03+

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