[vtkusers] Cocoa error using VTK from Python on OS X

Arve Knudsen arve.knudsen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 08:58:07 EST 2008

Sorry, forgot to specify that the demo is src/demo/test_scalarbars.py.


On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Arve Knudsen <arve.knudsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm developing a scientific visualization framework in Python, called
> Viper (http://www.fenics.org/wiki/Viper), which is based on VTK. On OS
> X (10.5) I am running into certain errors, which seem to be caused by
> VTK. In one of the Viper demos, an error is reported after returning
> from vtkRenderWindowInteractor.Start for the first time and another
> ('[...] vtkCocoaServer autoreleased with no pool in place[...]') after
> calling it for the second time. After the last error the application
> just hangs. Could someone be so kind as to run the Viper demo in
> question (get Viper from
> http://conduit.simula.no/files/Viper.tar.bz2), trigger the error by
> pressing 'q', and try to determine the eventual VTK bug?
> Thanks,
> Arve

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