[GRASS-dev] [bug #5264] (grass) v.digit - G_malloc out of memory error

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 11 22:46:13 EST 2006

Maciek Sieczka via RT wrote:
> That's one thing. The other is that it shows that v.digit crashes at
> startup if the region is particulary big. Eg. if in spearfish I do:
> $ g.region s=0 n=999999999 w=0 e=999999999 res=1 -a
> v.digit fails as follows:
> $ v.digit -n test
>  New empty map created.
> ERROR: G_malloc: out of memory
> In a communication offlist Guido Lorenz (the reporter) confirms this
> with his dataset.

can this be reproduced with a realistic region size?

(I'm not saying it isn't something that shouldn't be looked into, but
I'm not too worried about GRASS failing gracefully when the user has
defined a region bigger than their system can handle, ~ 100,000 x
100,000 cells (40gb?))


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