[vtkusers] Destributing Visual Studio 2008 built VTK based application
arturo_caissut at tiscali.it
Thu Mar 19 08:38:25 EDT 2009
Good afternoon Vidyadhar,
thank you for your response.
I'm now trying to obtain a Visual Studio static linked output instead,
to avoid a "chaotic" $DESTINATION/bin folder, but I haven't been lucky
enough since today morning.
I hate when simple things are turned difficult.
Maybe I should try a previous version of Visual Studio.
vidyadhar ha scritto:
> Your application seems to be using VTK as DLLs. Usually the VS Setup
> project cannot find these dependencies and hence fails to include the
> vtk dlls into your setup. Result is that on other system, vtk is not
> available. Manually locate and add vtk dlls to your setup project and
> build. You will need to specify where to copy these files. It is
> better to copy these files where main application executable will be
> copied. Windows always looks in default folder for dlls. This way you
> can avoid clashes with different versions of vtk on same system. We
> encounter this problem with some of applications built using VTK.
> Although most of them copy vtk dlls in their own folders these folders
> are then added to path and some other application using different
> version of vtk crashes.
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Arturo Caissut
> <arturo_caissut at tiscali.it <mailto:arturo_caissut at tiscali.it>> wrote:
> I need to install a VTK based application I've modified into
> VTK-less Windows computers.
> I've used MS Visual Studio 2008 in Release mode to compile the
> application, I've built the application installer, I've installed
> it into a friend's PC that's VTK free and all seems to work good,
> but when I try to run the application an error occurs:
> "vtkGraphics.dll cannot be found", so my application won't run.
> I'm sure the problem to be easilly faced setting some building
> option in Visual Studio, but I really cannot figure out what I
> have to do.
> Is there anyone here experienced on this?
> Thank you very much,
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