[FWTools] FWTools 1.3.7 Released

Jeff Ruby jgr007 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 15:41:51 EDT 2007


I used gdal_translate to create a 13GB BigTIFF image from and ENVI raw
binary/hdr image.  After that, I tried running this 13GB image through

I get the following errors.  These pairs of errors are repeated several times:

ERROR 1: TIFFFetchDirectoryClassic:Sanity check on directory count failed, this
 is probably not a valid IFD offset
ERROR 1: TIFFReadDirectory:Failed to read directory at offset 0

It appears that, even with the errors, gdaladdo is still working, but
when I use gdalinfo it doesn't show that overlay images as being

I'm running FWTools 1.3.7 on Windows XP Pro (32-bit), dual 3.0 Xeon
processors, 4GB memory.

Thanks much,

On 9/19/07, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
> Jeff Ruby wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > gdaladdo doesn't seem to work with BigTIFFs.  I'm running FWTools
> > 1.3.7 on WindowsXP.
> Jeff,
> Can you provide some more details?  Does it fail for "small" bigtiff files
> or only big ones (bigger than 4gb say).  What error do you get?  What
> were the particulars of your file?
> Best regards,
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