[GRASS5] Re: v.in.shp on solaris2.7,5.0.0pre3

David D Gray ddgray at armadce.demon.co.uk
Fri Feb 8 14:10:27 EST 2002

John Gillette wrote:

> Good Morning,
> v.in.shp only works for me on the small test files located in
> .../grass5.0.0pre3/src/mapdev/v.in.shp/test:
>   circles.shp
>   islets.shp
>   simple.shp
> On bigger files, it stops in the middle.

Currently v.in.shape is a memory hog, as it builds huge monolithic 
structures in memory. On some systems this may be critical, and it also 
depends on the resources available. Can you say - what happens in the 
middle of an import, when it stops?


More information about the grass-dev mailing list