[gdal-dev] gdal error 4

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Sep 24 22:42:56 EDT 2008

sigmazero13 wrote:
> I've had the same problem with another .tif file on my machine, too.  I
> checked the permissions, and it's readable by owner, group, and world, so
> I'm not sure what else to try.
> When I do a gdalinfo --formats, though, there is a GTiff format, but nothing
> for just TIF.  I'm not sure what might be wrong here :(


My next guess would be that it is larger than 2GB and that somehow your
GDAL did not get built properly with "big file" support, or that big
file handling is somehow being botched by the operating system.  Do modest
sized tiff files work fine?

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