[vtkusers] Re: Installing and running vtk
Karl G. Merkley
karl at elemtech.com
Mon Sep 24 12:00:29 EDT 2001
The RedHat 7.0 rpms README.txt seems to indicate that that set
of rpms only works with Mesa 3.4-10. The Mesa libs installed on
my RH 7.1 box are 3.5-5. Is this a known incompatibility?
I would really prefer not to downgrade an installed package if at all
Dave Reed wrote:
>>From: Prabhu Ramachandran <prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in>
>>>>>>>"KGM" == Karl G Merkley <karl at elemtech.com> writes:
>> KGM> I have downloaded and attempted to install vtk on my Linux
>> KGM> (RH 7.1) box. I get a segmentation fault when I try to
>> KGM> execute vtk Cone.tcl. I have tried the rpm on the get
>> KGM> software page. I have tried the rpms on the nightly download
>> KGM> page, and I have tried building the 3.2 version from source.
>> KGM> All of these give the same results.
>>Did you try these?
>>You could run vtk under gdb and see where the segfault occurs. I am
>>surprised that it doesnt work when you build it from source. What
>>version of Tk have you used?
>Another thing that would be help is listing what options you used to
>the configure script and what is in your user.make file when you
>compiled it from source.
>It runs fine on my RedHat 7.1 machine so it can be done.
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