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Re: NetCDF 4.4.1 and HDF5 1.10.0

On 04/17/2016 03:13 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> 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.

NetCDF 4.4.1 was released a few hours ago, the package has been updated
and uploaded to unstable.

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

No transition is required for netcdf as discussed earlier [0]. With
netcdf (1:4.4.1-1) in unstable, it's no longer blocking the move to HDF5

[0] https://lists.debian.org/debian-gis/2016/05/msg00011.html

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