[gdal-dev] Ubuntu, gdal & ecw's >2gb on IA32
tim.bowden at westnet.com.au
Sat Jun 21 01:41:25 EDT 2008
On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 05:26 +0000, Lucena, Ivan wrote:
> For a long time I don't deal with ECW but isn't it a matter of file
> size limitation on the *free* ECW library? Regards.
The size limit is a licensing issue, not a technical one; Same code
either way. Besides, the "free" license is a long way from being free
in any meaningful way.
> > -------Original Message-------
> > From: Tim Bowden <tim.bowden at westnet.com.au>
> > Subject: [gdal-dev] Ubuntu, gdal & ecw's >2gb on IA32
> > Sent: Jun 21 '08 02:14
> > I've got a bit of a problem with ecw's on ubuntu 8.04; gdal can't read
> > them if they're >2gb in size, but there's no problem with the same setup
> > on ubuntu 7.10.
> > Details:
> > Ubuntu 7.10
> > gcc --version
> > gcc (GCC) 4.1.3 20070929 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.1.2-16ubuntu2)
> > ubuntu gcc package: 4.1.2-9ubuntu2
> > kernel: ubuntu packaged 2.6.22-14-generic
> > glibc: 2.6.1-1ubuntu9
> > Ubuntu 8.04
> > gcc --version
> > gcc (GCC) 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7)
> > ubuntu gcc package: 4.2.3-1ubuntu3
> > kernel: ubuntu packaged 2.6.24-19-generic
> > glibc: 2.7-10ubuntu3
> > On both PC's (from source):
> > gdal: gdal-1.5.2
> > ecw: libecwj2-3.3
> > The binary FWTools dist exhibits the same outcomes- works on bunty 7.10,
> > fails on 8.04 for ecw's >2gb.
> > I'm not at all sure where it may be going wrong, but having a wild
> > guess, I'd think either kernel, glibc or something else.
> > Can anyone replicate these results?
> > Does anyone have any ideas as to what's going on, and more importantly,
> > how to fix it?
> > Thanks,
> > Tim Bowden
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