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#1369 (Coupling field names for OASIS should not be limited to 8 characters) – NEMO

Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#1369 closed Enhancement (duplicate)

Coupling field names for OASIS should not be limited to 8 characters

Reported by: ufla Owned by: nemo
Priority: low Milestone:
Component: OCE Version: trunk
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The length of OASIS coupling field names is limited to 8 characters in OPA_SRC/SBC/cpl_oasis3.F90:

TYPE, PUBLIC ::   FLD_CPL               !: Type for coupling field information
   CHARACTER(len = 8)    ::   clname    ! Name of the coupling field   

However, the limit for coupling field names has been increased to 128 characters in OASIS3 a while ago, hence there should be no reason for NEMO to have a lower limit.

This is particularly important in the context of multi-category coupling fields (i.e. for LIM3), which need extra space in the character string for sequential numbering.

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comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by ufla

  • Version changed from v3.6 to trunk

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by timgraham

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

This is very similar to ticket #1343. I will try to apply the fix for that later today but in the meantime I will close this ticket as a duplicate.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by smasson

This will be done in the next release when moving the coupling interface from oasis3 to oasis3-mct. Note that because of this change, next release will no more be compatible with oasis3.

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