Re: [gembud] Greetings

OMG, it worked!  Thanks Steve!

I'll have to put together a little cheat sheet for others while it's still
fresh in my memory. Also, I have not tested the entire suite of GEMPAK
programs, but at least the map problem is gone.  At work tilk 12am but will
maybe type something up later

Ryan



On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 2:53 PM, <Steven.Chiswell@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
> Ryan and Neil,
>
> I can't speak for any changes since 5.11.1, however you will need to set
> the MTMACH parameter
> to a little endian type for an intel in $GEMPAK/include/MCHPRM.Darwin.
>
> The power mac I developed the 5.11.1 release on was big endian, and GEMPAK
> has some legacy settings for byte order
> in fortran rather than newer endian tests in the code, so I set the big
> endian MTAPOL value in 5.11.1 for byte order. If you are
> building on a little endian platform, try setting MTMACH=MTLNUX.
>
> The byte order error is apparent in reading the binary map files since then
> need to be flipped for little endian processors  (as well as data from
> GEMPAK
> data files which you would eventually run up against).
>
> Steve Chiswell
> Savannah River National Laboratory
>