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[netCDF #ZDY-666039]: NETCDF build with open64 compiler

Hi Uttam,

> My name is Uttam Pawar. I'm an engineer at AMD, working on improving
> open64 compiler tool chain. As part of measuring competitiveness, we have
> been building few scientific applications with this tool chain, one of
> them is NETCDF (used for POP). As I've noticed on your website, quite a
> few compilers are mentioned and I would like to know if I can contribute
> the binary release of NETCDF built with open64 compiler tool chain. If
> it's ok to submit binaries, then I would like to know things involved
> in making useful and successful NETCDF build which can be released.

Thanks, it's very generous of you to offer to make the results of your
work available!  Unfortunately, for security reasons, we can't
distribute binaries we don't build here.  Also, there are so many
development environments avaiable now that we are intending to rely on
package maintainers for packaging systems such as rpm, dpkg, opencsw,
fink, etc. to make netCDF available for specific compilers, including
all dependencies such as for hdf5 and libcurl.

What would be helpful is if you could provide the URL of a web site
that provides notes on building netCDF with your compiler, such as are
provided for PGI and Intel compilers at:


Alternatively, you could provide us with tips or settings that work
especially well with your compilers, and we could include them as an
entry in our web page on "Other Builds of the netCDF Package" at


> I really appreciate any help in this matter.

Thanks for using netCDF for testing your compilers!  If you would like
to test on the upcoming version 4.1.2-beta2 or the current snapshot
release at


we would be interested in fixing any problems you report on
portability of the code to your compilers.


Russ Rew                                         UCAR Unidata Program
address@hidden                      http://www.unidata.ucar.edu

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: ZDY-666039
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: High
Status: Closed

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