[GRASS-user] i.rectify - ERROR: error while writing to temp file
alfreale74 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 11:29:58 EDT 2008
2008/6/13 Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>:
> Hamish wrote:
>> > I'm trying to rectify some scanned maps, but I've
>> > this error:
>> > ERROR: error while writing to tmp file
>> > I've checked the write permission of .tmp directory and
>> > it's ok...
>> > I've 15 GB of free space.
>> > How can I solve this problem?
>> > The .tmp directory where the .tmp files are saved, are the
>> > source LOCATION (xy) or target LOCATION?
>> No idea, but the help page says this:
>> If i.rectify starts normally but after some time the following text is seen:
>> GIS ERROR: error while writing to temp file
>> the user may try the flag -c (or the module needs more free space on the hard drive).
>> The -c flag: "Use curr. region settings in target location (def.=calculate smallest area)"
>> the code that triggers that is this, in i.rectify/write.c:
>> offset = ((off_t) row++ * target_window.cols + col) *
>> != G_raster_size(map_type)*matrix_cols)
>> G_fatal_error("error while writing to temp file");
> However: note that nothing prior to the above checks that the temp_fd
> returned from creat() is valid. So, if creat() fails, the first
> indication will be that write() fails (with EBADF).
> I suggest adding an explicit check for the return value from creat(),
> temp_fd = creat(temp_name,0660);
> + if (temp_fd < 0)
> + G_fatal_error("unable to open temporary file");
> This will make it possible to distinguish between an error when
> opening the file (e.g. EPERM = "permission denied") and an error when
> writing to the file (e.g. ENOSPC = "no space left on device").
>> ?does the (off_t) cast only affect nearest row++ and not the whole
>> (row*col+col)? or does the whole thing get promoted once one part of
>> the calc is cast to off_t? or is that ok?
> In C, types propagate upwards from the leaves. The result type of a
> diadic operator (addition, multiplication) etc is equal to the
> "largest" operand type, where long long > long > int, and double is
> deemed larger than all integral types.
> When dealing with off_t, the general rule is to cast one "limb" of any
> multiplication to off_t (it's invariably multiplications where any
> truncation will occur). The result of the multiplication will then be
> off_t, as will the result of any enclosing expression involving that
> So, in the above code, the off_t propagates up to the result of the
> first multiplication, and then to the addition, then to the second
> multiplication, and then to the assignment.
> OTOH, this won't work:
> offset = (off_t) ((row++ * target_window.cols + col) * G_raster_size(map_type));
> as all of the calculations will be truncated to lesser types (int,
> long, size_t), and by the time that the value is cast to off_t
> (immediately before the assignment), it has already been truncated.
> Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
The region that I've setting is too large :-)
Now, it's work well...
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