[vtk-developers] VTK/Python and Sun new discoveries

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Fri May 24 13:25:19 EDT 2002

>>>>> "DG" == David Gobbi <dgobbi at irus.rri.ca> writes:

    DG> Too bad we didn't do this a long time ago.  Back in VTK 3.x,
    DG> there actually was a vtkpython.so 'master module' that linked
    DG> in and initialized all the other VTK/python modules.  It would
    DG> have been trivial to make it into an executable instead of
    DG> just a module.

    DG> Prabhu, what are your feelings on having the executable load
    DG> up the VTK/python modules?  And what should be done with the
    DG> users' own local modules & classes?

I think if we are going to build a separate vtkpython interpreter that
somehow behaves like a python interpreter and yet works with
vtkTkRender* then I think its best leaving it that way and not doing
any additional magic.  Unless there are special and very useful


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