[Kst] Support for NetCDF4 files: yes or no?

Brisset, Nicolas Nicolas.Brisset at eurocopter.com
Tue May 14 06:37:25 UTC 2013

Hi Ross,

I unfortunately don't have much time for Kst these days, so things take longer than they should. I have a couple of patches for netcdf contributed by a friendly user I have looked at but I haven't yet come around to making them fit better into the Kst coding style, though I will definitely do it.
- Kst2 should support netcdf4 when cmpiled with the right version of the netcdf lib, as far as I know
- Not everything may be supported (groups in particular)
- Every good will is welcome, and the best way to get something to the community is probably to get it to compile/work in a current Kst source tree (the easiest would be to do a fresh svn checkout or git clone Peter's repository, we can support if there are difficulties) and then contribute the modified files and/or a patch

Thanks for your interest in Kst, and hoping to see code from you soon :-)


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: kst-bounces at kde.org [mailto:kst-bounces at kde.org] Im Auftrag von
> Ross Williamson
> Gesendet: Montag, 13. Mai 2013 20:18
> An: kst at kde.org
> Betreff: Re: [Kst] Support for NetCDF4 files: yes or no?
> I just came across this thread - I wrote a long time a ago a very buggy netcdf4
> reader for kst2. It updates in real time and deals to a certain extent with
> groups.  It is ALPHA and does crash but I'm in the process of resurrecting it. It
> will work for what I want but I'm not sure I have the time to make it robust
> but if anybody wants it what's the best way to get this out to the
> community?
> Cheers
> Ross
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 5:24 AM, MaxLR <maxlr56 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello M. Fowler,
> >
> > Did you find a way to read NetCDF files in version 4 with kst2 ? Or
> > did you use another way (type of file, software...)?
> > Because, my case is similar than yours. I want to make a stream of
> > data using a NetCDF version 4 file but kst2 can only open the Version 3 ...
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Maxime
> >
> >
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