Kevin, > thanks for the info. I thought the 4.1-beta2 was the latest snapshot > which was why I downloaded this one, but I will download the 4.1-rc1 and > try this. Out of interest how do you get the latest snapshot, I looked on > the ftp and web sites. The latest snapshot is available from the link on the netCDF home page http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/netcdf/ labeled "netCDF snapshot release", which is not all that easy to see amid all the links on that page :-). It points to ftp://ftp.unidata.ucar.edu/pub/netcdf/snapshot/netcdf-4-daily.tar.gz which is actually the latest distribution that built and passed all the tests successfully on a single Linux reference platform we use here. So if we've been introducing new bugs at a very high rate, it may actually be several days old, until we get them all fixed and get a successful build. --Russ > > > Hi Kevin, > > > >> I have downloaded netcdf-4.1-beta2 and tried to build with the Sun > >> studio compilers. Configure is: > >> > >> configure --prefix=/usr/local/netcdf-dap --with-curl=/usr/local > >> --with-szlib=/usr/local/lib --with-zlib=/usr/local/lib > >> --with-hdf5=/usr/local --with-udunits --enable-ncgen4 --enable-dap > >> --enable-netcdf-4 > >> > >> but configure stops with: > >> > >> configure: error: This platform does not support long long types. These > >> are required for netCDF-4 > >> > >> I've had this problem before when I tried to build an earlier version of > >> 4.1. To get around this you can configure 64bit but this means curl and > >> hdf all need to be built 64bit. My attempt at building this before also > >> failed. This does not happen with version 4.0.1 when I built it and I'd > >> rather build it 32bit as my curl, hdf, zlib and szlib libraries are all > >> built 32bit. > >> > >> Checking the configure files in 4.0.1 and 4.1 it looks like some changes > >> where made in this check. > > > > Yes, there was a bug in the 4.1-beta2 configure script for Solaris > > platforms > > that was fixed in 4.1-rc1 and subsequent releases. I think the nature of > > the > > bug was checking for correct long long arithmetic support in the C > > preprocessor, when actually the library only requires long long support in > > the compiler. The Sun Studio compilers support long long arithmetic even > > in > > 32-bit mode, so with 4.1-rc1 and later, you shouldn't get this configure > > error. > > With 4.1-rc1 or later, you should be able to build and install a 32-bit > > version of the netCDF-4 library that will pass all the tests. (I use a > > Solaris > > x86 compiling and testing in 32-bit mode as a default, so I know this > > works.) > > > > Until 4.1.1 is released, I think it would be better to use either 4.1-rc1 > > or > > the current snapshot. For 4.1.1, we're waiting for the official release > > of > > a patch to HDF5-1.8.4 and the testing that will be necessary with that ... > > > > --Russ > > > > Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program > > address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu > > > > > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: RUE-876772 > > Department: Support netCDF > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Closed > > > > > > Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: RUE-876772 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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