[FWTools] gdal_translate Meteosat hdf5

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Jun 25 09:17:39 EDT 2007

combal at free.fr wrote:
> Dear all,
> I would need to transform some meteosat HDF5 files into geotiff.
> gdalinfo reads the informations about each subdataset,
> but says the dimensions are 1151x0, while h5ls command
> (from the hdf group) says that the dimensions of the subdataset
> are: 1151x2211.
> My problem is that gdal_translate fails to export the image into
> geotiff,
> the error message is:
> szFilenname HDF5_XXXX
> Input file size is 0, 1151
> -srcwin 0 0 0 1151 falls outside raster size of 0x1151
> or is otherwise illegal.
> Would someone see how to do, force dimensions, or anything else?


Could you provide a pointer to an example dataset demonstrating
the problem?  In fact, I'd suggest filing a bug report in Trac about
the issue.

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