Issue with maximum size of a matrix in the Java HDF5 interface...

Hello all,

How can I file an issue for a fix to the Java HDF5 interface?

Regarding hdf-java-2.11 ...

In, line 938, the maximum size of an array is limited to max
int, since the totalSize attribute is an int.

class ArrayDescriptor {
    static int totalSize = 0;

If a matrix is being stored with more than max int bytes, this will cause
an issue on line 214:

try {
            _barray = new byte[ArrayDescriptor.totalSize];

A NegativeArraySizeException will be thrown.

When storing a matrix of doubles (8 bytes each), this limit is certainly
within reach.

Lee Lichtenstein
Broad Institute