[vtk-developers] VTK Modular Directory Structure

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Mon Mar 19 17:00:26 EDT 2012

On 3/19/2012 4:51 PM, Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Bill Lorensen<bill.lorensen at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> But, at the top level, why not keep all of the modules under a Modules
>> directory like we do in ITK. This unclutters the top level directory
>> and makes it clear which directories are part of the modularization.
> We discussed this at length when the process began, and decided on two
> levels. I know you asked about this last year when ITK was still using
> ITK/ITK/module/leveltwo, and we didn't intend to use it back then. I
> personally disagree that having a container directory unclutters
> things, and was never involved in the ITK decision to require such a
> container directory.

Note that ITK always had a container directory.  It was called "Code"
prior to modularization.  VTK never had one.


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