Release of HDF5 1.10.6 (Newsletter #170)

The HDF5-1.10.6 release is now available for download from:

The user documentation and source code (only) can be obtained from the Support Portal:

This release contains several important new features and changes, including:

  • Improvements were made to the CMake support:
    • Support was added for VS 2019 on Windows (with CMake 3.15).
    • Support was added for MinGW using a toolchain file on Linux (C only).
  • The S3 and HDFS Virtual File Drivers (VFDs) were added.
  • Support was added for macOS versions 10.13.6 (Darwin 17.7.0) and 10.14.6 (Darwin 18.7.0).
  • Performance was improved when creating a large number of small datasets.
  • Numerous bugs were fixed.

For details regarding these and other changes please see the Release Notes.

Windows 7 Support

Please be aware that we will be dropping support for Windows 7 at the end of this year. It will be dropped for all HDF products in 2020.


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