Bug#637397: VTK 5.8 in experimental [was: Re: Bug#637397: Possible solutions]
sylvestre at debian.org
Mon Aug 29 12:43:40 UTC 2011
Le lundi 29 août 2011 à 13:31 +0100, Alastair McKinstry a écrit :
> 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 ?
Are you volunteering for it? :)
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