File format designed to store large amounts of data
http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5 Formula was removed
Last version was
hdf5 requires the following formulae to be installed:
szip 2.1.1 Implementation of extended-Rice lossless compression algorithm
zlib 1.2.11 General-purpose lossless data-compression library
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

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require hdf5 to be installed:
shogun 6.0.0 Large scale machine learning toolbox
dextractor 1.0_4 DEXTRACTOR: Bax File Decoder and Data Compressor
anvio 3 Analysis and visualization platform for ‘omics data.
cgns 3.3.1 CFD General Notation System
med-file 3.2.0_1 Modeling and Data Exchange standardized format
nanopolish 0.7.2 Signal-level algorithms for MinION data
openmeeg 2.4-rc Package for low-frequency bio-electromagnetism forward models
seqdb 0.2.1 High-throughput compression of FASTQ data
gmtk 1.4.4 The Graphical Models Toolkit for prototyping dynamic graphical models
getdp 2.11.1_3 Open source finite element solver using mixed elements.
dealii 8.5.1_2 Open source finite element library
paraview 5.3.0_3 Multi-platform data analysis and visualization application
trilinos 12.10.1_5 Solution of large-scale, multi-physics problems
alembic 1.7.5 Open computer graphics interchange framework
insighttoolkit 4.13.0 ITK is a toolkit for performing registration and segmentation
radx 20171016 Software package for radial radar data
moab 5.0.0 Mesh-Oriented datABase for evaluating mesh data

Recent formula history

Mike McQuaid hdf5: migrate to homebrew/core.
Tom Schoonjans hdf5 1.10.1
Alex Wang hdf5: Remove --with-fortran2003
Michka Popoff hdf5: add --without-hl option
ilovezfs hdf5 1.8.18

Formula code at GitHub