[Bioc-devel] Major update to rhdf5 and Rhdf5lib

Peter Hickey peter@hickey @ending from gm@il@com
Thu Aug 23 14:11:15 CEST 2018

Thanks for your work on this, Mike!

On Thu., 23 Aug. 2018, 9:46 pm Mike Smith, <grimbough using gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've just submitted updated versions of rhdf5 (2.25.7) and Rhdf5lib (1.3.2)
> to the BioC devel branch.  These represent a significant change as the
> underlying version of HDF5 has now changed from 1.8.19 to 1.10.2.  This has
> been done in response to an increasing prevalence of files that cannot be
> read with HDF5 1.8.
> The most significant change from an R package point of view is that the
> internal handles for HDF5 objects switched to being 64bit integers, which
> are more tricky to deal with directly in R.  Hopefully I have caught and
> handled these cases, and the packages are building/passing check for me on
> Linux and Windows.  I have also run the tests distributed with HDF5Array,
> DelayedArray, and DelayedMatrixStats and all seem fine.  However, if you
> encounter a new and exciting error please reply here or open an issue at
> https://github.com/grimbough/rhdf5/issues
> HDF5 1.10 provides a number of new features that you can read about at
> https://support.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/docNewFeatures/ If you need access to
> one
> of these and it's not obviously available via rhdf5 then again please
> contact me & I'll prioritise things accordingly.
> Thanks,
> Mike
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