Practical limit on number of objects?

Well, it came from a 1.8.1 tarball, downloaded on July 24th:

  $ ll hdf5-1.8.1.tar.bz2
  -rw-r--r-- 1 darrylo eesofrd 5083921 Jul 24 16:39 hdf5-1.8.1.tar.bz2

I just re-extracted the tarball, and compared it with the 1.8.1 source
tree from which my h5dump came, and the two source trees are identical,
except for hdf5-1.8.1/Makefile (it appears to have been regenerated by

     I'll try to rebuild HDF with -g and without optimization (I'm using
an old gcc 4.1.1 compiler). Perhaps that will help. It'll be a few
days, though.



Quincey Koziol <> wrote:

  Hmm, this is odd. What version of h5dump are you using? It doesn't
look like it's 1.8.1...

  Darryl Okahata

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