[Rd] large netCDF files under Windows.

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Dec 30 13:11:16 CET 2007

The netcdf code is rather silly: it uses 64-bit versions of seek etc when 
building a DLL, not on Windows.  I can rebuild it using 64-bit seek, but 
could you please send me (privately) a test case?

On Sat, 29 Dec 2007, Thomas Lumley wrote:

> Has anyone successfully used R to access netCDF files larger than 2Gb 
> under Windows?
> With the version of the ncdf package that Brian Ripley provides for CRAN 
> extras I get an assertion failure with a 12Gb file, but not a 1Gb subset 
> of it. The same 12Gb file is ok with ncdf on Mac OS X (32bit R) and on 
> Linux(64bit R).
>    -thomas
> Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
> tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle
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