Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#2902 closed defect (fixed)

ERS shows 8 bit signed integer datasets as unsigned integer.

Reported by: gaopeng Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.6.1
Component: GDAL_Raster Version: 1.6.0
Severity: normal Keywords: ERS


Two issues:

  • existing 8 bit signed integer ERS datasets show up as unsigned int.
  • saving a 8 bit signed int dataset (IMG) to ERS is converted to unsigned

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Even Rouault

Owner: changed from Frank Warmerdam to warmerdam

(I've corrected Frank Warmerdam's osgeo id)

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by warmerdam

Keywords: ERS added
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In trunk (r16734) the default CreateCopy?() implementation has been altered to try and preserve the NBITS and PIXELTYPE source image structure metadata if it seems to make sense.

In trunk (r16735) the ERS driver has been altered to support reporting PIXELTYPE=SIGNEDBYTE and to honour the PIXELTYPE=SIGNEDBYTE creation option.

In trunk (r16733) a modest test of the above capability has been added to the script.

The r16735 and r16734 changes have been applied in 1.6 branch (r16736).

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