Unable to Install hdf5, hdf5-devel and hdf5-static on Rocky Linux 8.7

If you are doing a dnf install on hdf5 packages, you will notice errors like the one below

nothing provides libsz.so.2()(64bit) needed by hdf5-1.10.5-4.el8.x86_64
(try to add '--skip-broken' to skip uninstallable packages or '--nobest' to use not only best candidate packages)

To resolve the issue, you will need to install and enable PowerTools

Step 1: Install DNF plugins package

dnf install dnf-plugins-core

Step 2: Install EPEL

The reason is that some software from its source code requires some dependencies that are available in EPEL

dnf install epel-release

Step 3: Enable PowerTools repository on Rocky Linux 8

dnf config-manager --set-enabled powertools

Step 4: Now try installing HDF5

dnf install hdf5 hdf5-devel hdf5-static

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