[vtk-developers] Link errors (Instantiators?)

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Tue May 21 13:49:26 EDT 2002

It is not the files that are the problem.
I removed the Instantiator*.obj files and everything worked.
Perhaps because these are generated files, dev studio does not compute depend information
for them.


At 01:37 PM 5/21/2002 -0400, Miller, James V (Research) wrote:
>Isn't some sort of custom command (DevStudio speak?) used to generate the Instantiator* files?
>How are generated files re-generated?
>[Jim Miller (CRD)] 
> -----Original Message-----
>From: Bill Hoffman [mailto:bill.hoffman at kitware.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 1:29 PM
>To: Miller, James V (Research); Vtk Developers (E-mail)
>Subject: Re: [vtk-developers] Link errors (Instantiators?)
>I had the same problem.   It would seem that the VC++ 6 dependency stuff is not that good. 
>I am also getting ESP errors.   I think tonight I will delete the build tree and start over. 
>CMake does not do any dependency checking for MS project files, because it is supposed 
>to be done automatically.   Even if we wanted to, there would be no place to put the 
>depend information in the dsp file.   
>At 01:23 PM 5/21/2002 -0400, Miller, James V (Research) wrote:
>>I had a series of problems lately with link errors in building VTK. This in under VC++ 6. The scenario seems to be after I do a cvs update (with a fairly lengthy time between updates). 
>>I end up getting link errors for the standard libraries (Imaging, Rendering, etc.) with multiply defined symbols. If I compile the Instantiator* files by hand I can then link fine. 
>>So it looks to me that Instantiator files are either not being regenerated or they do not have a dependency properly determined. 
>>Jim Miller 
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