[ncl-talk] reading pnetcdf/CDF-5 files
Gerard Ketefian - NOAA Affiliate
gerard.ketefian at noaa.gov
Tue May 24 12:20:27 MDT 2016
Getting a pre-release version of NCL would be swell! It would save us a
lot of work trying to get around the problem in a roundabout way.
I already have NetCDF-C 4.4.0 installed, and that seems to be able to read
the metadata in my CDF5 file, so the pre-release NCL will also likely work.
On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 12:03 PM, David Brown <dbrown at ucar.edu> wrote:
> Hi Gerard,
> Support for CDF5 was added to the NetCDF C library for version 4.4.0.
> We have enabled support in NCL for this feature and the next release
> of NCL will include it. If you are in a hurry we could make a
> pre-release version available on request.
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 11:45 AM, Gerard Ketefian - NOAA Affiliate
> <gerard.ketefian at noaa.gov> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to read a NetCDF file generated using pnetcdf's CDF-5 format,
> > I'm getting a segfault when I try to open the file with addfile(...).
> > It seems like as of 2013, NCL didn't have support for the CDF-5 format
> > this question/answer:
> > http://lists.mcs.anl.gov/pipermail/parallel-netcdf/2013-June/001463.html
> > Is this still the case? I didn't find any reference to the CDF-5 format
> > the NCL documentation, so I suspect that CDF-5 formatted files are still
> > readable by NCL. If so, are there plans to add this feature? Other
> > suggestions?
> > Thanks,
> > Gerard
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