[gdal-dev] GDAL /vsistdin/ 1MB limit

Robert Coup robert.coup at koordinates.com
Wed May 5 01:14:08 PDT 2021

On Wed, 5 May 2021 at 03:02, Romeo Alvaraz <THESUSHIMAN12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm just wondering  if there is another handler/method you could suggest
> that could feed the input directly to gdal_translate in order to bypass use
> of file system?

If your data easily fits in memory, write it to a tmpfs filesystem
(eg: to /dev/shm/my.pdf)? Doesn't touch the disk so you get the same
performance without the downside of it needing to work as a stream.

Rob :)

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