IMAGE *im_init( char *filename )
DESCRIPTIONim_init(3) allocates space for an IMAGE descriptor, sets all fields to initial values, and returns the descriptor. A copy is made of the filename argument. The IMAGE returned by im_init(3) should be passed to im_close(3) to free it.
This function is used internally by VIPS and should not be called by users.
COPYRIGHTBirkbeck College and the National Gallery (c) 1994
AUTHORN. Dessipris - 11/04/1990
J.Cupitt - 23/2/94