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Re: Saving structure variables

Bernard Puc (bpuc@va.aetc.com) writes:

> Ah, but unfortunately, the files were stored as unformatted binary. 
> I need to find a way of reading them on a Linux platform.  This is
> part of moving an archive of data one time to a new platform.  I
> guess I'll have to read in the structures, resave as IDL save files,
> and transfer to the new platform.

I'm afraid in terms of time and effort, this is *by far* the
easiest solution. :-(

SAVE files will work, but you might have to change your
code less if you just save the data as XDR binary files. This
is mostly routine for those of us who have to work with
binary files on multiple platforms. :-)



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