I am not sure why that check is there. It was copied over from original code by Ed Hartnett. Looking at the pnetcdf documentation, I ran across this: > Starting from 1.3.0, PnetCDF supports CDF-5 file format: > adding unsigned and 64-bit integer data types and ... It is possible that this is the source of that check. In any case, it seems like the check is no longer needed and per the pull request, should be removed. =Dennis Heimbigner Unidata Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: DMD-262410 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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