[GRASS-dev] terracost and large files more generally

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sat Apr 7 10:57:58 EDT 2007

Gerald Nelson wrote:

> - file size limitations issues. I'm bumping up against a 2 gb limit in
> r.out.arc. We're using grass6.3, compiled with large file support and
> we can't export files that would be larger than 2 gb. My postdoc (who
> knows java but not C) and I looked at the source code for r.out.arc
> and couldn't see any obvious reason why there would be a size limit.

The --enable-largefile configure option only enables LFS on code which
specifically chooses to use it. As r.out.arc only performs sequential
output, it's safe to enable LFS, so I've modified the Makefile to
enable it.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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