large ndpi images on Windows
bgilbert at cs.cmu.edu
Thu Apr 17 13:37:25 EDT 2014
On 04/17/2014 12:43 PM, Benjamin Gilbert wrote:
> On 04/17/2014 10:51 AM, jcupitt at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm having some trouble reading a large (>2GB) .ndpi image on
>> 32-bit Windows. Has anyone got this working?
> On 32-bit systems, OpenSlide 3.4.0 will try to read non-TIFF files > 2
> GB completely into memory, which can cause the process to abort when
> g_malloc() fails to allocate a buffer that large.
On second thought, that problem doesn't affect NDPI. We previously
treated NDPI as a non-TIFF format, but we don't anymore.
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