Re: [Nio] assigning to a string/char NetCDF variable does not work

From: David Brown <dbrown_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Thu Jun 16 2011 - 11:23:09 MDT

Hi Michael,
You're correct that this does not work right now. We are very close to releasing
new versions of PyNGL/PyNIO and I will try to get a fix for this problem into the

On Jun 16, 2011, at 3:09 AM, Michael Decker wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I just noticed I don't manage to assign a string value to a non-scalar
> string/char-typed variable in a NetCDF file using Nio. I could not find
> any documentation on assignment of string values to NetCDF variables on
> the Nio webpages but I am relatively sure that it has already worked
> some time ago. (I can't be absolutely certain about that, though).
> Assigning a string of len 1 to a scalar char variable works as expected
> in straight-forward notation.
> I attached a small script that reproduces the problem on our system
> (Debian GNU/Linux stable). We're using Nio 1.4.0, which is the newest
> version as far as I can tell.
> I have tried a few alternative ways I thought might work (see commented
> lines) without any luck. Does anyone have an idea how it could work or
> if this is a bug in Nio?
> Regards,
> Michael
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