Matt Newville matt.newville at
Sun Feb 21 04:21:57 CET 2010

On Feb 20, 7:47 pm, deadpickle <deadpic... at> wrote:
> I'm trying to use the python module "netcdf4-python" to read a netcdf
> file. So far I'm trying to do the basics and just open the script:
> from netCDF4 import Dataset
> rootgrp = Dataset('20060402-201025.netcdf', 'r',
> format='NETCDF3_CLASSIC')
> print rootgrp.file_format
> rootgrp.close()
> when I do this I get the exit code error (when I run in Scite):
> >pythonw -u ""
> >Exit code: -1073741819
>  or Python stops responding (in windows cmd).
> I'm not sure what is wrong so if anyone as any ideas I would gladly
> send you the netcdf file to try. Thanks.

If the file is really of NetCDF3 format, should work.

--Matt Newville

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