[vtkusers] wxVTKRenderWindowInteractor.py fails on OSX with VTK Cocoa build
white at mpi-cbg.de
Wed Feb 20 09:03:25 EST 2008
So what you are saying is...
wxPython uses Carbon not Cocoa....
so actually wxPython needs to learn how to use Cocoa?
Is that the point?
On Feb 20, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Mike Jackson wrote:
> Oh, the fun of Carbon, Cocoa and C++ developers..
> Early on when all those 3rd party toolbox developers brought their
> toys to OS X they didn't know objective-C. This lead to them using
> Carbon (C++) instead to port their code to OS X. Fast forward a few
> years to the present time and now you get the current batch of
> problems. Carbon didn't go 64 Bit, only cocoa, but all those 3rd party
> toolkits are still Carbon. My guess is that python and wx are all
> based on carbon so you _have_ to use a Carbon build of VTK to
> inter-operate with those toolkits.
> If this is a limitation because Carbon is only 32 bit I would find the
> proper person at Apple and state your case as to why Carbon should be
> ported to 64 bit (If at all possible).
> So, the short answer to your question is that if you are using wx you
> will have to use a Carbon build of VTK as wx is expecting Carbon data
> Sorry for the bad news
> Mike Jackson
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 3:56 AM, Dan White <white at mpi-cbg.de> wrote:
>> Hi OS X VTKers, like Sean, Gaetan, et al,
>> We notice that wxVTKRenderWindowInteractor.py
>> is failing for VTK Ccoca builds:
>> here is the VTK bug report i filed....
>> did anyone else run into that?
>> Does anyone else use xwPython for a GUI on OSX?
>> Cocoa enabled build of VTK CVS on OSX 10.5.2 with 10.5 SDK
>> -arch -i386;86_64
>> cocoa needed for 64 bit VTK, carbon is not 64 bit and is depreciated.
>> wxVTKRenderWindowInteractor.py throws a type error as it is getting
>> only 1 argument when expecting 2
>> in onPaint. This does not happen wiht a Carbon build of VTK,
>> so there must be some thing wrong with the way cocoa vtk render
>> is talking to wx render window interactor?
>> This bug also shows up in BioImageXD with a VTK cocoa build, as it
>> also uses wx.
>> (again carbon vtk works as expected, but cant build 64 bit with
>> carbon, and never will be able to )
>> private-white:Desktop dan$ python2.5 /Users/dan/Desktop/VTKCVSgcc/
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "/Users/dan/Desktop/VTKCVSgcc/VTK/Wrapping/Python/vtk/wx/
>> wxVTKRenderWindowInteractor.py", line 311, in OnPaint
>> TypeError: function takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)
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