Hi Stephan, Sorry to have taken so long to respond to your posting. > At the request of two researchers I was asked to build MPI enabled RAMS60 > (www.atmet.com) that uses hdf5, netcdf and ncarg libraries etc. > > The base build instructions used were those for the NCARG Graphics v5.1.1 > > After several attempts I have been able to build RAMS60. There were two > major hurdles one in NetCDF and the other in RAMS60 and they relate to the > gcc & gfortran the version which is 4.3.3. > > The build of NetCDF has various emails etc to use a defined macro > -Df2cFortran in the CPPFLAGS for the GNU compilers and flags -ff2c for the > fortran compilers. To work and pass all tests it MUST be -DpgiFortran and > the -ff2c option is not to be used. > > I suspect this is due to the much improved Fortran90 GNU compiler as in > building RAMS60 some external functions are now internal gfortran. > > RAMS had a similar problem in that it recommended a -DRAMS_MPI macro but > the build worked by changing the compiler from gfortran to mpif90 and gcc > to mpicc and ignoring the -DRAMS_MPI macro. > > I could supply all the build scripts if you think it necessary. Thanks very much for this information. I will store your posting in our searchable collection of netCDF support responses so that future users of RAMS60 can easily find it via Google or other search engines. --Russ Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: DEQ-976256 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Critical Status: Closed
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