[osg-users] VPB binaries execution question - "procedure entry point H5Dopen not found in hdf5dll.dll"

Chris 'Xenon' Hanson xenon at alphapixel.com
Mon Nov 30 08:38:01 PST 2009

Fabrício Cardoso wrote:
> I just started out with OpenSceneGraph and I was asked to study how to
> build terrains from heightmaps using osgTerrain. Searching around OSG
> resources, I came upon Virtual Planet Builder and decided to give it a
> try. So, using SVN, I obtained OSG 2.9.5 and the VPB version which is
> compatible with it. Also, I installed FWTools 2.4.6 to obtain GDAL
> (libsquish was not included in it, but I found in the forums that is
> was not really necessary, so I ignored...). Both OSG and VPB built
> just fine with Visual Studio 8.0.
> Following the osgdem guide whose link to it is pasted below, when I
> tried to execute the osgdem application (or the other VPB apps), the
> following message was shown: "The procedure entry point H5Dopen could
> not be located in the dynamic link library hdf5dll.dll." and the
> program closed. I looked for references to H5D within the solution
> code, but couldn't find anything, and the mentioned dll exists in the
> bin folder of FWTools. I also quickly searched around the mailing list
> files, but no success as well... So, I'm kind of lost.
> Can someone help me, please?

  Are you building from HDF-format source DEM data, or what is your input data?

> Best regards,
> Fabricio Silva

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