[gdal-dev] MEM size limit

Ozy Sjahputera sjahputerao at missouri.edu
Mon Sep 22 14:02:01 EDT 2008

Thanks, Frank. That helps a lot.


Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Ozy Sjahputera wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> According to the documentation in gdal.org, the in-memory file format 
>> (MEM) has a 2GB size limit. I recently used MEM to process an image 
>> whose size is larger than 2GB without encountering any error message. 
>> The output seems to be fine as well. Has the MEM driver been upgraded 
>> to handle image > 2 GB. I am using GDAL v1.5.2.
> Ozy,
> Yes, it appears that as part of treating bug #1503 this limitation was
> removed on 64bit platforms.  I have removed the 2GB limit mention in
> the formats_list.html file.
> Best regards,

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