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

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sun Jun 2 13:00:11 PDT 2019

On 2019-06-02 9:35 AM, Andrew C Aitchison wrote:
> 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.)

ah yes, you're right, of course it exists. Thanks. 


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