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cdflib.setChecksum

Specify checksum mode

Syntax

cdflib.setChecksum(cdfId,mode)

Description

cdflib.setChecksum(cdfId,mode) specifies the checksum mode of a Common Data Format (CDF) file.

Input Arguments

cdfId

Identifier of a CDF file, returned by a call to cdflib.create or cdflib.open.

mode

Either of the following text strings, or its numeric equivalent. To get the numeric equivalent of these values, use cdflib.getConstantValue.

'MD5_CHECKSUM'Sets file checksum to MD5 checksum.
'NO_CHECKSUM'File does not use a checksum.

Examples

Create a CDF file and set the checksum mode. To run this example, you must be in a writable folder.

cdfid = cdflib.create('mycdf.cdf');

% Check initial value of checksum.
mode = cdflib.getChecksum(cdfid)

NO_CHECKSUM

cdflib.setChecksum(cdfid,'MD5_CHECKSUM')

% Verify the setting 
mode = cdflib.getChecksum(cdfid)

MD5_CHECKSUM

References

This function corresponds to the CDF library C API routine CDFsetChecksum.

To use this function, you must be familiar with the CDF C interface. Read the CDF documentation at the CDF Web site.

For copyright information, see the cdfcopyright.txt file.

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