Re: [netcdfgroup] make test fails tests involving uchar: Numeric conversion not representable

  • To: Matthew Brown <brownm12@xxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [netcdfgroup] make test fails tests involving uchar: Numeric conversion not representable
  • From: Ward Fisher <wfisher@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2016 12:04:53 -0600
Hi Matt,

Just to chime in real quick, parallel-netcdf 1.7.0 made some changes that
results in these errors; your best bet for the time being will be to roll
back to the latest pre-1.7.0 version.

I hope this helps,


On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Matthew Brown <brownm12@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to build netcdf/4.4.0 as a dependency for I/O API and CMAQ
> models on a parallel-capable cluster.  I am using compiler PGI/13.8 and MPI
> implementation MVAPICH2/1.9a2 on a CentOS Linux platform.
> Running make check (logs attached, split into 3 files b/c the run was
> interrupted) results in failures indicating "Numeric conversion not
> representable" for uchar types.  The errors say to check the
> nc-test/test-suite.log file which is also attached here.  Information about
> my build is included below.
> 1. Can someone help me with these errors?  Ideally, I'd like to resolve
> them, but I could settle for being convinced that the errors are not
> important.
> 2. I also need to build/install netcdf-fortran and have used the
> experimental configure switch to do this... how do I know if it worked?
> Thanks for any help you can provide,
> Matt
> I have built parallel-netcdf/1.7.0 and hdf5/1.8.15 with the same compiler
> and MPI and am linking to their library and include directories.
> I ran configure from a separate build directory using:
> SZIP_INC=[--system path--]/pgi13_8/szip/2.1/include
> SZIP_LIB=[--system path--]/pgi13_8/szip/2.1/lib
> HDF5_INC=[ --local path --]/hdf5/build/hdf5/include
> HDF5_LIB=[ --local path --]/hdf5/build/hdf5/lib
> PNETCDF_INC=[ --local path --]/pnetcdf/install/include
> PNETCDF_LIB=[ --local path --]/pnetcdf/install/lib
> CXX=mpicxx F77=mpif77 F90=mpif90 FC=mpif90 CC=mpicc \
> ../netcdf-4.4.0/configure \
> --prefix="/home/brownm12/deq/CMAS/br/netcdf/install/netcdf-4.4.0/"
> --enable-pnetcdf \
> --disable-shared --enable-remote-fortran-bootstrap --disable-extra-tests\
> The output from running configure is attached as the file MYCONFIGLOG.
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