[GRASS-dev] Speed map display in wxGUI on bigger monitors

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon Aug 13 15:34:33 PDT 2012

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:24 PM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Markus wrote:
>> Question: why the uncompressed PNM/PPM format used by g.pnmcomp?
> because it is less CPU intensive, at the cost of bigger disk I/O.

I start to wish the opposite!

> ssh -C works wonders on a slow network, but how big are the files
> you are talking about?

Between 1 and 10MB easily (and the GUI generates several of them).

> did the MS Windows bug where those temp files were never
> deleted from %TEMP% ever get fixed? I don't remember that
> it did..

Sometimes temp files are leftover. In any case they should go into
mapset/.tmp/ and not into the system /tmp IMHO.


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