Re: Problem 'make'ing VisAD due to HD5 libraries

I'm using j2sdk 1.4.1 on both platforms

--- Bill Hibbard <billh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Hi Tim,
>
>> I'm having a problem building visad from source, i've tried in both linux 
>> and in windows 2000, and both result in similar errors:
>>
>> C:\java\visad>nmake -f Makefile.winnt compile
>> C:\java\visad\util\Util.java:376: cannot resolve symbol
>> symbol  : variable H5
>> location: class visad.util.Util
>>       H5.J2C(0); // HDF-5 call initializes HDF-5 native library
>>       ^
>> 2 errors
>> NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe' : return code '0x1'
>> Stop.
>>
>> The error under linux is similar, except that make continues on, trying the 
>> other files (and giving more errors about HDF-5 type things)
>> Does anyone have a suggestion for how to resolve this?
>
>We have never seen this error before.
>
>H5 is in the ncsa.hdf.hdf5lib package distributed with VisAD. The only
>thing I can think of is that visad.util occurs before ncsa.hdf.hdf5lib
>in the list of packages in the VisAD Makefile, and that you are using a
>Java compiler that will not automaticaly try to compile imported
>classes that are not already compiled. What compiler are you using?
>
>Cheers,
>Bill

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