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[netCDF #LCN-240709]: RE: Fwd: RE: unidata summer workshops

Hi Tim,

> I've been fiddling with trying to install netCDF on windows using CMake as 
> suggested in the link you sent me from last summer's workshop.  I've pasted 
> the CMake error below but it looks like I'm missing or am not properly 
> pointing to the directory that contains the "CMakeLists.txt" file.  Is this 
> file a separate download? Is it included in my download of netCDF from 
> unidata?  Should I be pointing to a subdirectory?  Any help is appreciated.
> CMake Error: The source directory 
> "C:/Users/twhawk/Documents/downloaded_programs/netcdf-" does not 
> appear to contain CMakeLists.txt.

The netCDF version release from last summer didn't contain the CMake 
solution for building
on Windows, which was only available at the time from a separate web page with 
instructions for 
installing binary releases built from CMake:


However, the CMake support for building the netCDF C library on Windows has now 
been integrated 
into a release candidate, netCDF-4.3-rc3, available from:


with instructions for building here:


I hope that helps ...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ Rew [mailto:address@hidden]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:13 PM
> To: support-netcdf
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: Fwd: RE: unidata summer workshops
> Hi Tim,
> > ... Is there a crash course way I can learn netCDF.
> > I'm interested in using readily available netCDF files in my own
> > research and teaching but don't really have any experience with the
> > format.  I've fiddled around with netCDF files a bit but I was hoping
> > for a user's course.
> Yes, I'd recommend at least the first day's worth of material from last 
> year's netCDF workshop:
> http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/netcdf/workshops/2012/
> That would be the first 20 sessions, and it's OK to skip around, as some of 
> the subjects are independent of earlier material, but session 3, 5, 6, 7, and 
> 9 are pretty basic.  Most of the material is short HTML pages and you can 
> just use the icons in the upper or lower left of each page to navigate 
> through the material, but some of the pages just link to PowerPoint 
> presentations.
> --Russ
Russ Rew                                         UCAR Unidata Program
address@hidden                      http://www.unidata.ucar.edu

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: LCN-240709
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed