[MMTK] NetCDF Question

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Fri Feb 18 15:28:16 CET 2005

Hello all,

I was trying to run a minimization earlier, and I ran into the following 

>>> minimizer = SteepestDescentMinimizer(universe)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MMTK/Minimization.py", line 
109, in __init__
    Minimizer.__init__(self, universe, options)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MMTK/Minimization.py", line 46, 
in __init__
    Trajectory.TrajectoryGenerator.__init__(self, universe, options)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MMTK/Trajectory.py", line 916, 
in __init__
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MMTK/Trajectory.py", line 19, 
in checkNetCDF
    raise Utility.MMTKError, \
MMTKError: Trajectories are not available because the netCDF module is 

I took a look at the Trajectory.py code, which (naturally) led me to the 
Scientific.IO directory.  I 
found the following files:


I don't know exactly what the script is looking for when it tries to import 
NetCDF.  I recently 
installed NetCDF 3.6.0 under Python 2.4 and everything worked just fine.  Then 
I ran the 

Anyone have any ideas as to whether there is something else I need?


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