[gdal-dev] Sun Raster format

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Apr 19 11:05:46 EDT 2010

Gillian WALTER wrote:
> Hi,
> Does GDAL have a driver for Sun raster (.ras) format, or has it ever had 
> a driver for this format?  I can't seem to open .ras files in FWTools 
> (I'm using version 2.4.7 for windows), and don't see it listed in the 
> formats list.  I noticed on Frank's web page that he included Sun Raster 
> in the list of formats he'd written translators for, and I wondered if 
> this had ever made it into GDAL (even an old version).


I can't find any sign of a sun raster driver for GDAL.  I did write one
while at PCI in the 1990's.   It is quite a simple format, so writing a
driver should be pretty easy.  I'm surprised it is still of interest in 2010.

Best regards,
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