[GRASS5] zlib compression for CELL maps

Jaro Hofierka hofierka at geomodel.sk
Wed Jan 4 13:15:54 EST 2006

Glynn Clements wrote:

> Jaro Hofierka wrote:
>>Recently, we tried to import srtm files and floating point maps 
>>took much less disk space then integers :-(
>>I tried to use the GRASS_INT_ZLIB variable, but the compression flag in 
>>a header file is still set to 1 (should be 2?). Problably I missed 
> Did you export it, e.g.:
> 	export GRASS_INT_ZLIB
> or (bash-specific):
> 	export GRASS_INT_ZLIB=1
> ?

I did it using g.gisenv set="GRASS_INT_ZLIB=1"
Then I checked using g.gisenv get=GRASS_INT_ZLIB.


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