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[netCDF #JBF-619008]: linking netcdf with gfortran on windows xp

Hi Dennis,

> I'm having no end of trouble linking the prebuilt netcdf library for
> windows xp with gfortran. When linking in the library, I get many
> errors such as "undefined external reference _nf_open_". Playing with
> the gfortran compiler underscoring options doesn't help...I've tried
> them all.  I suspect there is name-mangling going on.  Is there a version
> of the netcdf built specifically for the gfortran compiler in a windows
> xp environment.  I've spent many hours trying to crack this one.

If you have cygwin installed and used the cygwin environment to build and
install netCDF, it should work OK.  If you're trying to use Visual Studio,
we don't have any solutions for gfortran, or any binaries built for Windows
that include Fortran libraries for any Fortran compiler.  Sorry!

The situation for netCDF on Windows is summarized in the two FAQs:


We're currently trying to recruit a developer who can help with a Windows 
port, so we're hoping the situation improves in the next six months ...


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

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: JBF-619008
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: Urgent
Status: Closed

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