[GRASS5] activated Large File Support LFS (default now)
neteler at itc.it
Sat Apr 9 01:31:28 EDT 2005
On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 04:23:23AM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> 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.
OK for me.
- no problems reported so far (AFAIK)
- if disabled by default we'll hardly discover where further
fixes are missing (as nobody will use it)
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