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20030127: DSSERVE/IMGLIST error message



>From: "Kwan-yin Kong" <address@hidden>
>Organization: CCNY
>Keywords: 200301272351.h0RNpd617689 McIDAS DSSERVE

Hi Kwan-yin,

>Hello.  I am encountering an error in McIDAS while trying 
>to define a data set using DSSERVE and then list the files 
>using IMGLIST.  The data files are GOES-8 images 
>downloaded from the SSEC archive having filenames 
>'goes8*'.  To define the dataset, I entered the following 
>command in McIDAS.
>
>DSSERVE ADD SCOTT/IMAGES DIR='goes8*' TYPE=IMAGE

If the image files are in AREA format, the DSSERVE command line
should be:

DSSERVE ADD SCOTT/IMAGES AREA DIR='goes8*' TYPE=IMAGE

I would also recommend adding an informational text message to the
end of the invocation:

DSSERVE ADD SCOTT/IMAGES AREA DIR='goes8*' TYPE=IMAGE "Scotts images

>It appeared to have executed okay with the following feed 
>back.
>
>>>Adding the group SCOTT as a local dataset                                   
>          
>                                                            
>                          
>>>Group/Descriptor         Type  Format & Range     RT Comment                
>          
>>>------------------------ ----- ------------------ -- --------------------   
>          
>>>SCOTT/IMAGES             IMAGE                                              
>          
>                                DIRFILE=goes8* 
>                                       
>>>DSSERVE: done    
>
>      But when I tried to list those images using the 
>command
>
>IMGLIST SCOTT/IMAGES 
>
>it gave the following error message.
>
>>>Image file directory listing for:SCOTT/IMAGES                               
>          
>>>IMGLIST: ADIRSERV failed on exec of adir                                    
>>>IMGLIST: done                                                               

This is caused by ADIRSERV not knowing the type of the image in
the files.  Specification of AREA (if they are, in fact, in AREA format)
as I indicated above is the what ADIRSERV needs to know the type.

>I am mystified by this.  I appreciate your help on this 
>problem. 

Please let me know if the above mod to your DSSERVE command line doesn't
fix your problem.

Tom


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