FS#71857 - [netcdf] adding hdf4 support

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Mixtli (mixtlino) - Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 17:17 GMT
Last edited by Buggy McBugFace (bugbot) - Saturday, 25 November 2023, 20:08 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Bruno Pagani (ArchangeGabriel)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


HDF4, even tough outdated, is still used for many research data products, there is currently no official hdf4 package but there is a hdf4 in AUR.
Given that netcdf is a dependency of python-netcdf4, it would be nice to include HDF4 support, otherwise the options are to use pyhdf with its faults or convert to hdf5 and hope there is no loss of information

Additional info:
HDF4 from AUR (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/hdf4/) already disables netcdf so there is no conflict with netcdf-c

The additional compiler options are simple:

Steps to reproduce:
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Closed by  Buggy McBugFace (bugbot)
Saturday, 25 November 2023, 20:08 GMT
Reason for closing:  Moved
Additional comments about closing:  https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/p ackaging/packages/netcdf/issues/1