[gdal-dev] openev weird geoconcept error on opening large raster

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Sep 4 11:02:44 EDT 2008

Vincent Schut wrote:
> Hi lists (sorry for cross-posting, it's an openev question but gdal
> related and the openev-list is pretty much traffic-less these days, so I
> decided to also post to gdal-dev...)
> I'm using openev from fwtools-2.0.6 on linux, and have difficulties
> opening largish rasters, be it (big)tiff or envi. Largish being around
> 4.7 Gb. Whenever I try to open such a file (actually, also any 2.3 Gb
> file) I get an error that says: "<filename> is neither a file or
> directory, geoconcept access failed." I tried with a geotiff file and
> also with an ENVI version of the same file.
> Any ideas?
> Btw I usually use gdal from svn, but for openev it's a bit hard for me
> to build it myself because of 32bit/64bit issues and myself using the
> python NG bindings, while openev wants the old bindings, so things don't
> quite mix well. I know this complicates matters. E.g. I cannot just
> replace the fwtools libgdal.so with mine from /usr/local/lib because
> that one is 64bit, while fwtools' is 32 bit...


I suspect this was an incorrect build for fwtools 2.0.6 which is now
hard to correct since I don't have a build environment for linux fwtools.

Perhaps you could go back a few versions and see if the problem persists?
ie. FWTools 2.0.0.

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