[Gdal-dev] GDAL error exporting grass raster to Gtiff

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Nov 6 10:53:28 EST 2006

Yves Jacolin wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to export raster data from GRASS to GTiff with r.out.gdal, I get this 
> error message :
> GRASS 6.2.0RC1 (Lambert2Nord):~ > r.out.gdal input=C03r type=Byte 
> output=C03.tiff
> Writing format: GTiff
> Writing type:   Byte
> Input file size is 2159, 1574
> 0Warning 1: Lost metadata writing to GeoTIFF ... too large to fit in tag.
> ...10...20...30...40...50...60...70...80...90...100 - done.
> /usr/local/grass-6.2.0RC1/scripts/r.out.gdal: line 136: 25674 Erreur de 
> segmentation  gdal_translate -of $FORMAT -ot $TYPE $CREATEKEY $METAKEY 
> I posted a message in the grass list but I got no answer. Have you got any 
> ideas ? Thank you.


I would guess that there is a large color table associated with the input
raster and it is overflowing the size of a TIFF tag.  I don't know why
this is resulting in a segmentation fault in r.out.gdal though.

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