Re: Matlab, NetCDF-C and NetCDF Java?

On 10/4/06, John Caron <caron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Rich:

So you previously were able to load nj22 library and use it directly in  
matlab, now you are wondering if we could use nj22 to emulate the netcdf matlab 


Is that "mexcdf"? what makes it machine dependent ? Which API does it implement 
(netcdf 2, 3 or some variant?)

Unfortunately, it implements *both* netcdf-2 and netcdf-3.

I think Russ' answer is correct, the only thing i would add is that minimal 
work has gone into the nj22 API for writing files, but we plan to take that up 
again in the context of netcdf-4 file writing. We may be able to add extentions 

That would be great.  If we could mimic the functionality of netcdf-2
and netcdf-3 with NetCDF-Java, we could do away with the machine
dependent "mex file" interface, now called "mexnc" (google "mexnc" for

You would still need some glue to translate the mexcdf API into nj22
calls, where would that come from?

mexnc is a gateway routine that could be replaced with a matlab or
java gateway function.  We realize that this would take some
significant (and somewhat tedious) effort, but we think it would be
worth it!


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