hdf5 release Tag

On March 30th, we announced the release of HDF5 version 1.10.2. With this release, we accomplished all the tasks planned for the major HDF5 1.10 series. It is time for applications to start migrating (or start their migration) from HDF5 1.8 to the new major release as we will be dropping support for HDF5 1.8 in Summer 2019. In this blog post , we will focus only on the major new features and bug fixes in HDF5 1.10.2. Hopefully, after reading about those, you will be convinced it is time to upgrade to HDF5 1.10.2....

The HDF5-1.10.2 release is now available for download from: https://www.hdfgroup.org/downloads/hdf5/ The source code (only) can also be obtained from: https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/support/HDF5+1.10.2 User documentation for HDF5-1.10 can be accessed here: https://portal.hdfgroup.org/display/HDF5/...

CONTENTS Release of HDF5-1.8.20 Release of HDF5-1.8.20 The HDF5-1.8.20 release is now available. It can be obtained from The HDF Group Support Download page: https://support.hdfgroup.org/downloads/ It can also be obtained directly from: https://support.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/release/obtain518.html HDF5-1.8.20 is a minor release with a few new features and changes. Important changes include: An issue with H5Zfilter_avail was fixed where it was not finding available plugins. Improvements were made to the h5repack, h5ls, h5dump, h5diff, and h5import utilities.In particular, please be aware that the behavior of the h5repack utility changed. A parameter was added to the "UD=" option of h5repack to allow the user defined filter flag to be changed to either H5Z_FLAG_MANDATORY (0) or H5Z_FLAG_OPTIONAL (1).An example of the command with the new parameter is shown here: h5repack -f UD=307,0,1,9...

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