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Doc of /vsis3/ and other network file systems: mention in particular …

…that direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff driver is not supported (fixes #1189) [ci skip]
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rouault committed Jan 10, 2019
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@@ -374,7 +374,8 @@ now).
entire file. It requires GDAL to be built against libcurl.

It also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks or read operations are
then allowed). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
Starting with GDAL 2.3, creation of directories with VSIMkdir() and deletion
of (empty) directories with VSIRmdir() are also possible.

@@ -469,7 +470,8 @@ without prior download of the
entire file. It requires GDAL to be built against libcurl.

Starting with GDAL 2.3, it also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks
or read operations are then allowed). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink(),
or read operations are then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink(),
creation of directories with VSIMkdir() and deletion of (empty) directories with
VSIRmdir() are also possible.

@@ -562,7 +564,8 @@ without prior download of the entire file.
It requires GDAL to be built against libcurl.

It also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks
or read operations are then allowed). A block blob will be created if the
or read operations are then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). A block blob will be created if the
file size is below 4 MB. Beyond, an append blob will be created (with a
maximum file size of 195 GB).

@@ -621,7 +624,8 @@ Authentication options, and read-only features, are identical to
It requires GDAL to be built against libcurl.

It also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks or read operations are
then allowed). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
Creation of directories with VSIMkdir() and deletion
of (empty) directories with VSIRmdir() are also possible.

@@ -676,7 +680,8 @@ Authentication options, and read-only features, are identical to
It requires GDAL to be built against libcurl.

It also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks or read operations are
then allowed). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
Creation of directories with VSIMkdir() and deletion
of (empty) directories with VSIRmdir() are also possible.

@@ -758,7 +763,8 @@ Examples:
</pre>

It also allows sequential writing of files (no seeks or read operations are
then allowed). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
then allowed, so in particular direct writing of GeoTIFF files with the GTiff
driver is not supported). Deletion of files with VSIUnlink() is also supported.
Creation of directories with VSIMkdir() and deletion
of (empty) directories with VSIRmdir() are also possible.

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