[GRASS-user] Large File Support (LFS)
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sun Mar 21 06:47:24 EDT 2010
> > I found this: http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Large_File_support
> > and guess that is I why I never had a problem on my 64bit
> > machine.
> No, LFS should be mostly irrelevant for r.in.xyz. The version in
> 6.4 without LFS should handle input files of hundreds of
> gigabytes just fine. The only thing which might get messed up
> is the % done, but that's just a harmless informational message.
_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 causes fopen() to be redirected to fopen64().
Without it, fopen() will fail on a file >=2GiB.
> worst come to worst, pipe from stdin instead of reading from a
> file, but I'm skeptical that LFS is the cause.
Reading from stdin shouldn't be a problem.
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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