Module H5

Library API

h5py.h5.get_config() → H5PYConfig

Get a reference to the global library configuration object.

h5py.h5.get_libversion() -> TUPLE (major, minor, release)

Retrieve the HDF5 library version as a 3-tuple.

Configuration class

class h5py.h5.H5PYConfig

Provides runtime access to global library settings. You retrieve the master copy of this object by calling h5py.get_config().

complex_names (tuple, r/w)
Settable 2-tuple controlling how complex numbers are saved. Defaults to (‘r’,’i’).
bool_names (tuple, r/w)
Settable 2-tuple controlling the HDF5 enum names used for boolean values. Defaults to (‘FALSE’, ‘TRUE’) for values 0 and 1.

Module constants

h5py.h5.INDEX_NAME

Resolve indices in alphanumeric order

h5py.h5.INDEX_CRT_ORDER

Resolve indices in order of object creation. Not always available.

h5py.h5.ITER_NATIVE

Traverse index in the fastest possible order. No particular pattern is guaranteed.

h5py.h5.ITER_INC

Traverse index in increasing order

h5py.h5.ITER_DEC

Traverse index in decreasing order

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