[GRASS5] zlib compression for CELL maps

Jaro Hofierka hofierka at geomodel.sk
Wed Jan 4 14:20:12 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.
> That won't work; GRASS_INT_ZLIB needs to be an environment variable,
> not a GRASS variable.


You're right! Thanks!


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