Compiling Parallel HDF5-1.12.0 with OpenMPI and GCC6

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Prerequisites

  1. GNU GCC-6.5
  2. OpenMPI-3.1.4

Compiling

% tar -zxvf hdf5-1.12.0.tar.gz
% cd hdf5-1.12.0
% CC=mpicc ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/hdf5-1.12.0-gcc6 --enable-parallel --enable-hl --with-zlib=/usr/local/zlib-1.2.11-gcc6
Features:
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                   Parallel HDF5: yes
Parallel Filtered Dataset Writes: yes
              Large Parallel I/O: yes
              High-level library: yes
                Build HDF5 Tests: yes
                Build HDF5 Tools: yes
                    Threadsafety: no
             Default API mapping: v112
  With deprecated public symbols: yes
          I/O filters (external): deflate(zlib)
                             MPE:
                   Map (H5M) API: no
                      Direct VFD: no
              (Read-Only) S3 VFD: no
            (Read-Only) HDFS VFD: no
                         dmalloc: no
  Packages w/ extra debug output: AC,B2,CX,D,F,HL,I,O,S,ST,T,Z
                     API tracing: yes
            Using memory checker: no
 Memory allocation sanity checks: yes
          Function stack tracing: no
       Strict file format checks: yes
    Optimization instrumentation: yes
% make check
% make install