Yes, you are correct. One can write these binary files, but not append to them. It is the /APPEND qualifier that is not implemented for /FORMAT=STREAM. I was suggesting that you might do all of the append operations to a netcdf file,
save/file=clim_sst.nc clim_sst ... save/file=clim_sst.nc/append clim_sst
until all your data is saved, and then if you need the data in stream format,
cancel data/all use clim_sst.nc list/format=stream/file=clim_sst.grd/ clim_sst
I don't know if this makes sense for what you are doing, but it is a possible workaround.
C. Shaji wrote:
Dear All, That one worked in Ferret without the append qualifier for me.list/format=stream/file=clim_sst.grd/append clim_sst !didn't work.list/format=stream/file=clim_sst.grd/ clim_sst !did work. Thanks, C. Shaji.Hi C. Shaji, This just cannot be done in Ferret Any append operation needs to check the existing file to make sure the new data is consistent and that the time axis works correctly with the extension, and we have not done this in Ferret. You might write the data in netcdf format, using /APPEND qualifiers, and when you are all finished, read the entire set back in and rewrite it in stream format. Ansley C. Shaji wrote:Dear All, I get the following error while trying to write the data to a file. list/format=stream/file=clim_sst.grd/append clim_sst **ERROR: feature not implemented: cannot /APPEND with STREAM format list/format=stream/file=clim_sst.grd/append clim_sst Command file, command group, or REPEAT execution aborted How can I fix the above? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance, C. Shaji.