[GRASS5] activated Large File Support LFS (default now)

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Fri Apr 8 23:23:23 EDT 2005

Markus Neteler wrote:

> I have submitted changes to 6.1-CVS:
> A couple of tests have been added to configure and friends
> for Large File Support (default now). LFS is needed
> to read/write/manage large raster files. The magic compiler
> flag is activated automatically now in lib/gis/Makefile.
> ./configure ...
> should report
>   Large File Support (LFS):   yes
> is your system supports it. Otherwise it will be
> automatically disabled.
> Of course there is a flag:
> ./configure --help 2>&1 |grep large
>   --disable-largefile     omit support for large files

I don't know why I didn't comment on this at the time, but the sense
is wrong. Given that most of GRASS can't handle large files, it should
default to disabled.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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