[gdal-dev] How to read GRIB2 fommat data

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Aug 7 12:35:20 EDT 2008

Limei Ran wrote:
> Hi:
> GRIB is a format listed in the GDAL supported formats.  But, I  get the 
> following error message when I used gdalinfo.
> ============================
> gdalinfo goes_rtv_CALB_200608051145Z.grid
> ERROR 4: `goes_rtv_CALB_200608051145Z.grid' does not exist in the file 
> system,
> and is not recognised as a supported dataset name.
> gdalinfo failed - unable to open 'goes_rtv_CALB_200608051145Z.grid'.
> ============================
> I believe that my file is GRIB2 format.  What should I do to have GRIB 
> format in my compiled GDAL?


What version of GDAL are you using?  The GRIB driver evolved a fair amount
this year.  It might be helpful if you could make your file available
so I could test with it.

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