File format designed to store large amounts of data
https://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5 Also known as: hdf5@1.10

Current version

Revision: 2

hdf5 requires the following formulae to be installed:
autoconf 2.69 Automatic configure script builder
automake 1.15.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libtool 2.4.6_1 Generic library support script
gcc 7.2.0_1 GNU compiler collection
szip 2.1.1 Implementation of extended-Rice lossless compression algorithm

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require hdf5 to be installed:
flann 1.9.1_3 Fast Library for Approximate Nearest Neighbors
libmatio 1.5.11 C library for reading and writing MATLAB MAT files
sratoolkit 2.8.2-5 Data tools for INSDC Sequence Read Archive
field3d 1.7.2_4 Library for storing voxel data on disk and in memory
kallisto 0.43.1_1 Quantify abundances of transcripts from RNA-Seq data
armadillo 8.300.3 C++ linear algebra library
vtk 8.1.0 Toolkit for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization
octave 4.2.1_10 High-level interpreted language for numerical computing

Recent formula history

FX Coudert hdf5: phase out :fortran and :mpi
FX Coudert hdf5: remove C++11 option
ilovezfs hdf5: update url and mirror to Bintray (#20545)
ilovezfs Use “squiggly” heredocs.
Michka Popoff hdf5: build with fortran by default

Formula code at GitHub