Can gFortran Link Against Cygwin netCDF Library?

John Kim
Tue Nov 25 18:15:00 GMT 2014

Marco & Csaba --

I installed libnetcdf-devel, and linked against libnetcdf.dll.a (in
/usr/lib), and it linked correctly!

Thank you both.


On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:06 AM, Csaba Raduly <> wrote:
> Hi John,
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:28 PM, John Kim  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a C program that uses a custom Fortran library and the netCDF
>> API. I'm trying to link the C and Fortran object files with the Cygwin
>> netCDF library, like this:
>>    gfortran *.o libfortran.a -L"/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/netCDF
>>" -lnetcdf
> That sounds like you are trying to link against a non-Cygwin netCDF.
> If the "/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/netCDF" contains
> .lib files and not .a files, that is most likely your problem.
> Csaba
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