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

Maciej Sieczka tutey at o2.pl
Sun Nov 12 10:09:58 EST 2006

Hamish wrote:

> 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?))

By setting the region (no matter how big) you don't create any "40 GB
data". And you don't create any such huge dataset either by running
'v.digit -n test' and drawing a line. IOW, there is no reason v.digit
should crash in the given circumstances.


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