[FWTools] BigTiff problem in experimental FWTools3

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue May 17 18:33:51 EST 2011

On 11-05-17 03:31 PM, Petteri Packalen wrote:
> Chaitanya, Frank,
> I verified that only one libgdal exists in a system. I have also added '-co'
> switch to gdal_fillnodata.py in order to force BigTiff creation (BIGTIFF=YES).
> But the problem persists.
> However, I think I have traced the problem down to:
> http://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/trunk/gdal/alg/rasterfill.cpp
> In lines 458 and 474 temporary GTiff files are created. Also creation option
> COMPRESS=LZW is used (not easy to guess whether the file size will be over
> 2^32?). In my case the file osValTmpFile increases until its size goes over
> 2^32 when the error is emitted by TIFF library. Thus this temporary file was
> not created as a BigTiff file.
> Can you verify that I'm on the right track?


As Even suggests I believe this is the issue.  I have filed a ticket
and applied a fix to trunk and 1.8.


I am working to build a new FWTools release.

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