[Rd] trouble with netCDF (PR#824)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 08:14:02 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 jasont@indigoindustrial.co.nz wrote:

> NetCDF installation:  version 3.4, built from source.
> Other NetCDF utilities continue to work nicely, which
> is how I'm working around the issue.  Now, I'm taking
> existing netCDF files, converting them to csv files,
> and either reading them directly, or loading them
> to PostgreSQL, and using RPgSQL or RODBC.  Conversion
> to csv is done using home-brewed c programs which
> were dynamically linked against libnetcdf.so.  As
> such, I'm pretty sure the library is still working fine.
> I have a nice sample netCDF file, but I doubt it's appropriate
> for the bugs list (waste of bandwidth).  It's just under 2K.

I think the thing to do now is to contact the netCDF package
maintainer (Thomas Lumley) with that example.

As I am sure you appreciate we need to eliminate the simple causes first,
and they are common.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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