Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of CdatLite


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Timestamp:
02/01/07 10:00:13 (13 years ago)
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spascoe
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  • CdatLite

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    11= CDAT-lite = 
    22 
    3 cdat_lite is a simple repackaging of the I/O layer of the [http://www-pcmdi.llnl.gov/software-portal/cdat: Climate Data Analysis Tools (CDAT)] as a [wiki:PythonEggs: Python Egg]. 
     3cdat-lite is a simple repackaging of the I/O layer of the [http://www-pcmdi.llnl.gov/software-portal/cdat: Climate Data Analysis Tools (CDAT)] as a [wiki:PythonEggs: Python Egg].  A short article on the reasons behind cdat-lite and some of the design decisions made can be found [http://www.lirico.co.uk/wp/?p=20 here] on [http://www.lirico.co.uk Stephen Pascoe's blog]. 
     4 
     5== Features == 
     6 
     7 * Includes cdscan from the comand-line or from within python 
     8   using the cdat_lite.scripts.cdscan module. 
     9 * Includes the latest version of the British Atmospheric Data 
     10   Centre's cdunifpp module which provides read access to UK 
     11   Met. Office PP files. 
     12 * Downloads and installs Numeric on demand.  If you have Numeric installed 
     13   already but the package doesn't have an egg-info directory easy-install will 
     14   re-install Numeric for you unless you use the --no-deps switch. 
     15 * Currently focused on providing NetCDF and PP format support.  DRS, HDF and DODS (OpeNDAP) 
     16   are disabled in the default egg build. 
    417 
    518== Package Overview == 
     
    1831     libcdms and libnetcdf.   
    1932   * cdat_lite.scripts: contains a version of cdscan suitable for declaring as 
    20      a setuptools entry-point [entry-points].  During installation 
     33     a setuptools entry-point.  During installation 
    2134     easy-install will create a stub script to execute cdscan on the 
    2235     command line 
    2336   * cdat_lite.test: contains a test suite. 
    24  
    25 == Features == 
    26  
    27  * Includes cdscan from the comand-line or from within python 
    28    using the cdat_lite.scripts.cdscan module. 
    29  * Includes the latest version of the British Atmospheric Data 
    30    Centre's cdunifpp module which provides read access to UK 
    31    Met. Office PP files. 
    32  * Downloads and installs Numeric on demand.  If you have Numeric installed 
    33    already but the package doesn't have an egg-info directory easy-install will 
    34    re-install Numeric for you unless you use the --no-deps switch. 
    3537 
    3638== Installation == 
     
    6062 
    6163 1. Eggs are quoted with the version: <cdat-release>-<cdat-lite-version> 
    62  1. If a PCMDI SVN version of CDAT is used it is stated in long_description no 
    63 t in <cdat-release>. 
    64  1. The cdunifpp version is stated in long_description not in the version.  An 
    65 y change to the cdunifpp version naturally triggers a new <cdat-lite-version 
    66 >. 
     64 1. If a PCMDI SVN version of CDAT is used it is stated in long_description not in <cdat-release>. 
     65 1. The cdunifpp version is stated in long_description not in the version.  Any change to the cdunifpp version naturally triggers a new <cdat-lite-version>. 
    6766 
    6867== Testing the installation ==