[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#495426: Bug#495426: paraview: Please used packaged vtk

Christophe Prud'homme prudhomm at debian.org
Sun Aug 17 12:31:30 UTC 2008


Thank you for your input,

On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Thomas Weber
<thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Package: paraview
> Version: 3.2.2-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi,
> I just removed vtk and was surprsied that paraview wasn't removed by
> dependencies. It seems paraview uses its own internal copy of VTK.
> Any chance of using the packaged vtk package instead?

I don't think so no

Both, paraview and vtk are developed by kitware. They ship their own
version of vtk with paraview to ensure compatibility and avoid
nightmares when developing both software.

Sorry for the inconvenience

Best regards

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