[GRASS-dev] r.out.gdal rewritten - won't scale beyond 2GB

Māris Nartišs maris.gis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 05:00:55 EDT 2006


Sorry, I'm not reading related code, but does not many current GRASS modules 
relay on loading whole raster map into ram? Not all GRASS modules scale 
well :)
IMLO better working version today than excellent version tomorrow. Talks about 
replacing r.out.gdal script w C module I hear for long time, but no one does. 
Now we have an option, why not use it?

My 0.02,

On Thursday 26 October 2006 02:57, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Andrew Danner wrote:
> > I'm all for replacing the r.out.gdal script, but one problem I have with
> > the new C version of r.out.gdal is that it creates a temporary raster
> > entirely in memory
> That's unacceptable.
> If I had realised that, I wouldn't have suggested committing it to
> CVS. Unfortunately, I don't know enough about GDAL to fix it myself.
> To anyone else working on the new r.out.gdal: don't waste too much
> time working on it until someone figures out how to fix this issue. If
> it can't be done, then the module will be removed.

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