[FWTools] HDF5 support on linux

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Jun 4 11:39:53 EDT 2008

Jamie Adams wrote:
> I've got an HDF5 file that is recognized on win FWTools, but not linux.  
> Is HDF5 supported on linux?  I can't seem to find documentation 
> regarding this anywhere. 
> Using linux version 2.06:
> /
> *gdalinfo test.h5*
> ERROR 4: `test.h5' not recognised as a supported file format.
> gdalinfo failed - unable to open 'test.h5'.


I can confirm that FWTools for linux does not include HDF5 support.

You can check supported formats with the "gdalinfo --formats" command,
or check for a particular driver details by name - for instance
"gdalinfo --format hdf5".

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