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This release adds an --enable-fortran2003 flag to enable Fortran2003 support in the HDF5 Fortran library, assorted bugfixes, and code cleanup.
This release adds assorted bugfixes.
Special Collective I/O and Complex Derived Datatype MPI functionality are now always enabled. Backwards compatibility with the 1.6 fix. Windows compatibility fixes. Improved sanity checking of tools.
The ability to cache files opened through external links was added to the library. Shared C++ and High Level libraries can now be built on AIX. The library now allows a dataspace dimension size to be zero. The h5copy utility was fixed to enable copying an object into the same HDF5 file. A few fixes were made to the High Level Fortran APIs. Speedups were done to some of the utilities.
This release adds support for thread safety on Windows using the Windows threads library. It removes all old code for Metraowerks compilers. H5Tset_order and H5Tget_order now support all data types. A bug preventing closing a data set if a mandatory filter failed has been fixed. A crash when accessing a file via a broken link has been fixed. There are code speedups.