[gdal-dev] python memory driver

Chaitanya kumar CH chaitanya.ch at gmail.com
Thu May 5 01:55:32 EDT 2011


There are in-memory format drivers for this purpose.

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 3:03 AM, Juliannerc <juliannerc at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been working with the examples/testers from
> # Project:  GDAL/OGR Test Suite
> # Purpose:  Test RasterizeLayer() and related calls.
> # Author:   Frank Warmerdam &lt;warmerdam at pobox.com&gt;
> If at all possible, I would like to be able to use the memory raster
> contents directly.  However, if I understand the code, the image is written
> in a more concrete format (gtiff, etc.) to the file system.  The image can
> then by read back using the ReadAsArray method.
> The intended use is for display (e.g., 1000 x 1600) rather than fine
> grained
> printing.  Also, if the memory area is more accessible, it might be
> possible
> to manage the application as a series of images, keeping more static ones
> unchanged, while updating dynamic parts, with the display being a merge of
> the two.
> gdal and ogr are nearly ideal for the application (generating georeferenced
> images, lines, etc.).  Are there examples of how operate without the file
> write or is this a feature that could be added?
> Regards,
> Julianne
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Chaitanya kumar CH.
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