[Gdal-dev] gdalinfo on JP2 uses 100% of RAM, then crashes

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Nov 17 18:02:03 EST 2006

Patton, Eric wrote:
> Thanks, Frank. I have just installed the ER Mapper ECW SDK; what is that
> proper configure line to include it?
> Something like
> --with-ecw (?) --with-ecw-includes=(?)


If you do a default install into /usr/local then just using --with-ecw
should be sufficient.

> Will gdal pick the 'best' driver for importing JP2 files, or do I have to
> uninstall the jasper libraries then recompile so it only uses the ecw
> driver?

I believe the JP2ECW driver is registered before the JPEG2000 driver and
so should be used in preference.

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