[gdal-dev] vsicurl access to a netcdf file does not see the coordinates

Andrew C Aitchison andrew at aitchison.me.uk
Sun Jun 2 06:35:06 PDT 2019

On Sun, 2 Jun 2019, Jeff McKenna wrote:

> On 2019-06-01 6:52 PM, Joaquim Manuel Freire Lu?s wrote:
>> Is there a way to force reading the grid locally with the HDF5 driver 
>> instead of the automatically picked netCDF driver?
>> _______________________________________________
> I come across this need often also, as many MS4W users leverage GDAL through 
> netCDF, HDF5, HDF4, but I'm not aware of a GDAL commandline option to 'skip' 
> raster drivers (OGR has "OGR_SKIP").  I could be wrong though.  I have seen 
> other users request this (https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/5917) which 
> seems to say that there is a way through the GDAL API, but, I'm just not sure 
> about the commandline.

Rather like OGR_SKIP, the GDAL_SKIP environment variable skips raster 
drivers (tested with gdal 1.11 and 3.0.)

Andrew C. Aitchison					Cambridge, UK
 			andrew at aitchison.me.uk

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