Bug#637397: Possible solutions
alastair.mckinstry at sceal.ie
Mon Aug 29 12:31:59 UTC 2011
On 2011-08-29 07:14, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 4:35 AM, Steve M. Robbins<steve at sumost.ca> wrote:
>> I think the rest of this thread got off onto a tangent. In my mind,
>> the germane question is not why Paraview embeds a patched VTK source
>> tree but, rather: why is the paraview binary package now installing
>> the VTK tools like vtkWrapPython?
> Indeed, that's the actual issue. Thanks Steve.
>> Why does a running paraview binary need vtkWrapPython?
> That was also my initial question.
>> Can it be stuck into /usr/lib/paraview to avoid the conflict?
> I believe the only outstanding issue is that VTK 5.8 is not released
> yet. Therefore vtkWrapPython* tools from ParaView 3.10 are much more
> advanced (more options) than that of VTK 5.6.
I am also awaiting VTK 5.8 for VisIt packaging. Perhaps we should consider
doing an vtk5.8 package in experimental, to discover issues and report them
ahead of time to VTK / VisIT / Paraview developers ?
Alastair McKinstry ,<alastair at sceal.ie> ,<mckinstry at debian.org> http://blog.sceal.ie
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