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Installation of netcdf in cygwig64 for the installation of ROMS

From: (pg) Adrian Senar
Subject: Installation of netcdf in cygwig64 for the installation of ROMS
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2020 10:02:57 +0000


I am trying to install the ocean modelling software ROMS and one of the prerequisites is installing netcdf via cygwin64 following the steps shown in ''. In the process I obtained the following error:

Adrian@LAPTOP-1M0U3VET ~/software/netcdf-3.6.1
$ CC=gcc FC=gfortran-4 F77=gfortran-4 CPPFLAGS=-DpgiFortran ./src/configure

configure: netCDF 3.6.1
checking build system type... ./src/config.guess: unable to guess system type

This script, last modified 2003-10-03, has failed to recognize
the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
download the most up to date version of the config scripts from

If the version you run (./src/config.guess) is already up to date, please
send the following data and any information you think might be
pertinent to <> in order to provide the needed
information to handle your system.

config.guess timestamp = 2003-10-03

uname -m = x86_64
uname -r = 3.1.4(0.340/5/3)
uname -s = CYGWIN_NT-10.0
uname -v = 2020-02-19 08:49

/usr/bin/uname -p = unknown
/bin/uname -X     =

hostinfo               =
/bin/universe          =
/usr/bin/arch -k       =
/bin/arch              = x86_64
/usr/bin/oslevel       =
/usr/convex/getsysinfo =

UNAME_RELEASE = 3.1.4(0.340/5/3)
UNAME_VERSION = 2020-02-19 08:49
configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one

It says to contact this email address in case of trouble, can you give me a hand?

Best regards

Adrian Senar

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