[gdal-dev] mask bands howto

Even Rouault even.rouault at mines-paris.org
Wed Sep 24 13:49:24 EDT 2008

You can also take inspiration from the python autotest suite : 

Le Wednesday 24 September 2008 16:37:27 Vincent Schut, vous avez écrit :
> Hi,
> is there any up-to-date documentation/tutorial available on the recently
> added mask bands feature? I found
> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/rfc15_nodatabitmask, but I was hoping
> more on something like an api tutorial. The doxygen generated stuff all
> is empty for mask related functions...
> Specifically, I'd like to know if it is possible to (using swig python)
> create a DS (gtiff), and then write boolean data into
> ds.GetRasterBand(1).GetMaskBand()? Or should I call CreateMaskBand
> first? This is not entirely clear to me...
> Vincent.
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