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Re: [vox-tech] Fwd: [netCDF #QCY-964177]: netcdf - 4.0.1 problems
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Re: [vox-tech] Fwd: [netCDF #QCY-964177]: netcdf - 4.0.1 problems

I have my own machine, which is a toshiba laptop.  I believe that i am installing netcdf through compiling since I have to use make files to install netcdf.  I don't get any actual errors but I do not have all the files I need including netcdf.include

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Carl Boettiger <cboettig@gmail.com> wrote:
In general you have access only to your home directory, /home/yourusername unless you use sudo or su to gain root access, giving you write access to everything.  View permissions with ls -l, see more details here (or just google unix permissions) http://www.dartmouth.edu/~rc/help/faq/permissions.html

Are you using your own machine or a university machine with a systems adminstrator?  How are you trying to install netcdf?  (i.e. with apt-get or compiling?)  When do you get this error?


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Jason Snyder <jmssnyder@ucdavis.edu> wrote:

I got the following message as to why netcdf does not install correctly:

How do I access /usr/local?  Also how do I know which directories I have write access to?


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Unidata netCDF Support <support-netcdf@unidata.ucar.edu>
Date: Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 2:31 PM
Subject: [netCDF #QCY-964177]: netcdf - 4.0.1 problems
To: jmssnyder@ucdavis.edu
Cc: support-netcdf@unidata.ucar.edu

The problem almost certainly is that you do not have
access to /usr/local.
You will need to do one of two things.
1. configure and install netcdf using sudo or logged in as root.
2. choose a different location to install netcdf; one for which you
  have write access. You specify that by saying
  ./configure -prefix=<path to install directory>

=Dennis Heimbigner

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: QCY-964177
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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