> Dear Russ, > > below I pasted the README as in the netcdf-fortran-4.2 directory. > > 1) I searched "netcdf-fortran" (without the ") using the Word > Search-Function. > It was not found (yesterday evening it was late so I might have overlooked > it). > > I downloaded several of the files in the URLs; some(!) indeed say: C > must installed first (therefore I did it). > There are also some that describe how to build netcdf-fortran. > But - here - none of them worked. Yes, the real problem is that the netcdf-fortran-4.2 version that you are using was released in October 2011 by a staff member who took another job soon after that release. Our web documentation is more up-to-date than the README in the Oct 2011 4.2 release. We've been working on another updated netcdf-fortran release, but it's not quite ready yet. I'll be sure and update the README in that release with the necessary pointers to the proper URL for the latest installation instructions. --Russ > I think it was the "substitution-thing" and the "CPP-flags thing", e.g. I > tried to find a file where to set "CPPFLAGS...." but one has to type it at > the cmd-prompt. > > ************ > > My impression is: You really have excellent documentations (honest truth) > but they are at many places, e.g. different files with different links > etc. > > The "github" for example I see now the first time. > > I recommend: If you have a github with "all" the documentation: add one > line: > > "If you feel some part of documentation is missing: visit (github) as > there we have all" > (or what applies). > > ****************** > > The "$"-thing as written (substitution). > > CESM will be this afternoon. > > Kind regards > > Peter > > Now the README of netcdf-fortran-4.2, so you can the URL is not there: > (therefore I have several versions as I looked into the URLs....). > > Unidata NetCDF > > The Unidata network Common Data Form (netCDF) is an interface for > scientific data access and a freely-distributed software library that > provides an implementation of the interface. 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For information about how to subscribe, see the URL > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/mailing-lists.html > > An archive of past postings to the netcdfgroup mailing list is available > for searching from the netCDF home page. > > We appreciate feedback from users of this package. Please send > comments, suggestions, and bug reports to <address@hidden>. > Please identify the version of the package (file VERSION). > > **************************************************************************************** > > > -----UrsprÃngliche Nachricht----- > Von: Unidata netCDF Support [mailto:address@hidden > Gesendet: Freitag, 28. MÃrz 2014 04:38 > An: address@hidden > Cc: address@hidden; address@hidden > Betreff: [netCDF #EJA-190555]: netcdf42-fortran: netcdf.h for fortran > not found by configure (= a script glitch?) (fwd) > > > Hi Peter, > > This is just a quick reply to a couple of your suggestions. > > I added, at the top of the netCDF-Fortran page on GitHub, a prominent > mention that the netCDF C library must be installed first. See: > > https://github.com/Unidata/netcdf-fortran > > > The URL http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/docs/netcdf-fortran- > > install.htm does _not_ appear there (checked a few minutes ago), e.g. > > your: "Building the netCDF-4.2 and later Fortran libraries" > > It looks like you're missing the final "l". The URL ends with ".html", > not ".htm". I just checked again, and it's there: > > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/docs/netcdf-fortran-install.html > > Thanks for your detailed notes on what parts of the documentation caused > problems. We'll try to make it clearer and easier to follow. > > --Russ > > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: EJA-190555 > Department: Support netCDF > Priority: Normal > Status: Open > > Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: EJA-190555 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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