R: [Gdal-dev] Support for creating ENVI .hdr labeled files

Andrey Kiselev dron at ak4719.spb.edu
Wed Feb 26 10:48:39 EST 2003

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 04:08:22PM +0100, Vincent Schut wrote:
> > Ok, now I'm realize. Create <filename>.<ext> and <filename>.<ext>.hdr
> > instead of <filename>.img and <filename>.hdr. But does this really
> > important? :-)
> It becomes a different thing if you have written your own idl programs (envi 
> is written in idl) that automatically process some envi files and that do not 
> use the native envi open functions to open these files + headers, but have 
> their own opening functions that are a bit more specific.

Ok. I shall add an appropriate option for more flexibility.

> I don't, I usually write these programs in C (+gdal) once I tested the 
> algorithm in idl/envi :-). But maybe others have...? Btw, I thought the .img 
> suffix was Erdas native/default, not ENVI's ?

Sample datasets, supplied with ENVI, has .img suffix (and named as <file>.img,

Andrey V. Kiselev
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