[vtkusers] Resource forking problems on Mac with python and vtk

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Thu Dec 13 15:00:10 EST 2007

On 12/13/07 10:30 AM, Alethea said:

>I am running vtk 5.0.3 compiled on Mac OS 10.4 and python 2.3
>when I start up vtk examples, the window does not come to the front, 
>cannot be selected, and all keyboard messages go to the command prompt 
>instead of the window. As a result I also cannot even stop the process 
>without killing it in the command prompt.

This is:

>I have found some information about Mac resource fork issues, and using 
>'Rez' for compiled programs, but cannot seem to find anything about how 
>to fix this problem in a language like python.
>Any help/pointers would be greatly appreciated

The most recent comment in the bug may be helpful.  I think adding the
__info_plist section to the executable might work, but have not had time
to try.

Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada

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