Known Mac issues

Although Mac is not used by one of the developers currently, some bugs have been reported. They will be collected here.

M1 mac

HDF5: There seem to be issues regarding the installation of HDF5 using the M1 mac. It can be solved by installing HDF5 using homebrew first

brew install hdf5

and then adding the following line to the ~/.zshrc file to set the environment variable :

export HDF5_DIR="/opt/homebrew/opt/hdf5"

More details can be found here and here