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Re: HDF_SD_START: Unable to start the HDF-SD interface.

wmc@bas.ac.uk wrote:
> Calling LG...

I'm listening.

> I have a problem that if I type ctrl-C whilst inside an HDF routine, and
> it aborts, it then seems unable to open anything, even files that are
> really there. The doc says that HDF_SD_START initialises the interface,
> so perhaps this is the problem. Anyway, how do I force it to
> re-init the interface?

I've run across this, and I had to restart IDL to get around it. You
could also try the following in IDL 5.3:


It may or may not work, since HDF is called via a DLM.