Stephen, nice job tracking that down. This is just another example of how hard it is keep yt easily installable everywhere.
Matt, that link refers to why we upgraded from h5py 1.2 to 1.3. Do you remember why we upgraded hdf5 to 1.8?
For those of you not on yt-dev, here is some context on the upgrade of
hdf5 to 1.8.6:
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Stephen Skory <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> yes, I got the same error as you did. Some searching got me this:
> which pointed out that h5py-1.3.1 does not support hdf5-1.8.6. Does
> one of us want to try things with hdf5-1.8.5, or the development
> branch of h5py?
> Stephen Skory
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