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Opens the HDF5 object referenced



herr_t H5Fget_info( hid_t obj_id, H5F_info_t *file_info )


H5F_GET_INFO is a macro that is mapped to either H5F_GET_INFO1 or H5F_GET_INFO2, depending on the needs of the application.

Similarly, the macro for the H5F_info_t struct is mapped to either H5F_info1_t or H5F_info2_t.

Such macros are provided to facilitate application compatibility. Their use and mappings are fully described in API Compatibility Macros in HDF5; we urge you to read that document closely.

When both the HDF5 library and the application are built and installed with no specific compatibility flags, H5F_GET_INFO is mapped to the most recent version of the function, currently H5F_GET_INFO2. If the library and/or application is compiled for Release 1.8 emulation, H5F_GET_INFO will be mapped to H5F_GET_INFO1. Since there was no H5F_GET_INFO function in Release 1.6, if the library and/or application is compiled for Release 1.6 emulation, H5F_GET_INFO will be mapped to the most recent version of the function, currently H5F_GET_INFO2. Function-specific flags are available to override these settings on a function-by-function basis when the application is compiled.

Specific compile-time compatibility flags and the resulting mappings are as follows:

Compatibility settingH5Fget_info and H5F_info_t mappings

Global settings
No compatibility flagH5Fget_info2 and H5F_info2_t 
Enable deprecated symbolsH5Fget_info2 and H5F_info2_t 
Disable deprecated symbolsH5Fget_info2 and H5F_info2_t 
Emulate Release 1.6 interface    H5Fget_info2 and H5F_info2_t 
Emulate Release 1.8 interface H5Fget_info1 and H5F_info1_t 

Function- and struct-level macros
H5Fget_info_vers = 2H5Fget_info2
H5Fget_info_vers = 1H5Fget_info1
H5F_info_t_vers = 2H5F_info2_t
H5F_info_t_vers = 1H5F_info1_t


Release    Change
1.10.0The C function H5Fget_info and H5F_info_t renamed to H5Fget_info1 and H5F_info1_t, respectively, and deprecated in this release. 
The C macro H5Fget_info, the C function H5Fget_info2, and the struct H5F_info2_t introduced in this release.

--- Last Modified: December 20, 2018 | 01:49 PM