New issue 597: Autodetection of hdf5 library doesn't work on Linux https://bitbucket.org/yt_analysis/yt/issue/597/autodetection-of-hdf5-library...
HDF5_DIR is unset and
hdf5.cfg doesn't exists, setup
tries to autodetect hdf5 library by using
On Linux it returns only filename without leading path and thus rest of the code