Packs the data in a GAUSS Data Archive, removing all empty bytes and truncating the file.


retcode = gdaPack(filename)
Parameters:filename (string) – name of data file.
Returns:retcode (scalar) –

return code, 0 if successful, otherwise one of the following error codes:

1 Null file name.
2 File open error.
3 File write error.
4 File read error.
5 Invalid data file type.
10 File contains no variables.
12 File truncate error.
14 File too large to be read on current platform.


retcode = gdaPack("myfile.gda");


You may want to call gdaPack() after several calls to gdaUpdate() to remove all of the empty bytes from a GDA.

See also

Functions gdaUpdate(), gdaWrite()