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 1.16.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libtool 2.4.6_1 Generic library support script
gcc 7.3.0_1 GNU compiler collection
szip 2.1.1_1 Implementation of extended-Rice lossless compression algorithm

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require hdf5 to be installed:
field3d 1.7.2_4 Library for storing voxel data on disk and in memory
caffe 1.0 Fast open framework for deep learning
dynare 4.5.4_2 Platform for economic models, particularly DSGE and OLG models
octave 4.2.2_1 High-level interpreted language for numerical computing
flann 1.9.1_3 Fast Library for Approximate Nearest Neighbors
netcdf 4.6.1 Libraries and data formats for array-oriented scientific data

Recent formula history

Lukas Riedel hdf5: fix --with-mpi (#23192)
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.

Formula code at GitHub