[Kst] NetCDF-4 support and windows build

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Sun Oct 5 11:01:54 UTC 2014

On 04.10.2014 23:28, Nicolas Brisset wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently received a NetCDF file I could not read under Windows, but it is working under Linux.
> I think our Windows build of the NetCDF lib was *not* done with HDF5 available. HDF5 and zip seem to be important dependencies, see the NetCDF doc for more information, in particular here:
> http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/docs/architecture.html
> Question (for Peter): would it be possible to recompile our NetCDF lib with zlib and HDF5 activated? I think it has to be done with the same compiler otherwise there may be ABI incompatibilities, and the way our Windows build work is still a bit of a puzzle to me!

Netcdf needs a HDF5 build on Windows, so if you manage it to build HDF5 with mingw we could try to incorporate it.

> Thanks,
> Nicolas
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