[SciPy-User] Maximum file size for .npz format?

Andrew Collette andrew.collette@gmail....
Mon Mar 15 13:56:32 CDT 2010

> I wouldn't say that HDF5 it is very difficult to build/install.  In fact, it
> is a matter of "./configure; make install" --and that only if there is not a
> binary package available for your SO, which is usually the case.  It is just
> that it is another dependency to add to numpy/scipy ...and a *big* one.

Except on Windows, of course, where you need to have Visual Studio and
a lot of patience. :) Even on UNIX one of the major support issues
I've had with h5py is that everyone has a slightly different version
of HDF5, built in a slightly different way.


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