From: Hart, David Blaine (
Date: Mon Jul 06 2015 - 17:26:13 CDT

Hi John,

On 7/6/15, 3:42 PM, "John Stone" <> wrote:

> I'm fairly certain that the issue here is that there are unresolved
>dependencies in the H5MD when VMD calls dlopen()/dlsym() on the
>H5MD plugin shared library file, resulting in dlopen()/dlsym() returning
>an error, which VMD then reports as a plugin load failure.
>What output do you get if you run this command?:
> otool -L (compatibility version 0.0.0, current version 0.0.0) (compatibility version 0.0.0, current version 0.0.0)
/usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current version

>Perhaps we should include the H5MD plugin authors on this email

I believe Jonas is the author, and I believe he is on this list;

If I understand correctly, you are suggesting that the h5mdplugin/libh5md
(both created by the plugin) arenšt properly linked to the HDF5-1.5