Hello Jorge, I'm glad you were able to get further in the process. This latest error you report is pretty straight-forward; you do not have permission to write to the directory /usr/local/lib. If you have superuser access on this system, you should invoke 'make install' as follows: $ sudo make install If you do not have superuser access, you will need to specify an alternative install location when running configure, e.g. $ ./configure --prefix=$HOME/local I hope this helps, -Ward > I stayed trying for another hour, followed some instructions online about > downloading the C library first and changing CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS values, > and now I have a different error. During making the library, it says: > /usr/bin/install: cannot create regular file > '/usr/local/lib/libnetcdff.so.6.0.1': Permission denied. Then it makes > three errors while trying to install and leaves directory. > > Can you help me? > > Best, > Jorge Orbay > > On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 4:02 PM, Jorge Antonio Orbay <address@hidden> > wrote: > > > I forgot to mention, when I did the quickdownload with the newest netCDF > > fortran compiler, after doing the ./configure command, I was told that > > netcdf.h could not be found, and I had to set CPPFLAGS. What does this mean? > > > > On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 3:45 PM, Jorge Antonio Orbay <address@hidden > > > wrote: > > > >> Dear Unidata, > >> I'm installing netCDF and compiling it with the gnu fortran compiler, but > >> I'm having trouble building the library in unix. I've tried the quick > >> instructions provided on your page but they have not worked. The program > >> I'd like to use it for, cgenie, uses v4.0 of netCDF, but when I tried to > >> make it, I got the error message that it could not create directory. I > >> tried to download using the long instructions and the newest version of > >> netCDF, but the first instruction, ./configure > >> --prefix=/whatever/you/decided , needs to be completed in the top-level cdf > >> directory. How do I get there? If it is not obvious, I am extremely new to > >> unix and computers in general, so please be patient with me. > >> > >> Best, > >> Jorge Orbay > >> > > > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: QNW-959324 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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