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wgrib2: -flush

Introduction

The -flush option causes wgrib2 to flush the output buffers after every write. You would use this option if you were running wgrib2 as an interactive decoder or using pipes to multitask the processing.

Multitasking wgrib2 by using pipes is well established, so wgrib2 detects when writing to a pipe and enables the flush mode. If wgrib2 is writing to a disk file and another program is reading that same file be the file is closed, then you will need to use the -flush option.

Usage

-flush

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