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From: shapiro at (Michael Shapiro)
Subject: Re: importing sun rasterfiles
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In <9306010336.AA13807 at> simon at (Simon Cox) writes:

>I just tried to use and it complained
>" - this rasterfile format not supported"
>My files are

>"      rasterfile, 3074x1938x8 run-length byte encoded image"

>Is it the run length encoding which is the problem?
>If so, is there any way to convert this *without* going
>all the way to ascii (I think my machine might get indegestion!)
>I'm using grass4.0.

Yes, this is the problem. Can you recreate the images in standard format?
You could use the pbmplus utilities.

Michael Shapiro               shapiro at
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Champaign, Ill. 61826-9005

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