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Re: NetCDF 4.4.1 and HDF5 1.10.0

On 04/17/2016 02:56 PM, Gilles Filippini wrote:
> Sebastiaan Couwenberg a écrit le 17/04/2016 11:50 :
>> NetCDF 4.4.1-rc1 was released two days ago and is the first release
>> which will write backwards-compatible netCDF4 files properly when linked
>> against HDF5 1.10.0. [0]
>> Since both NetCDF 4.4.1 and HDF5 1.10.0 are in NEW, and will require a
>> transition in unstable, it's probably best to transition to NetCDF 4.4.1
>> before starting the transition to HDF5 1.10.0, otherwise we'll have a
>> netcdf/hdf5 combination in Debian (and possibly synced into Ubuntu) that
>> creates backwards-incompatible files in the time until the netcdf
>> transition is started.
>> Gilles, what are your thoughts about this?
> Sounds sensible. I intend to keep hdf5-1.10.0 into experimental for some
> time anyway.

Excellent, thanks!

I don't know when NetCDF 4.4.1 final will be released, but I don't
expect it to take long.

I'll request a transition slot as soon as it's available in experimental.

Kind Regards,


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