[vtkusers] VTK (5.4.2) + Xcode(3.2.1) on Mac (SnowLeopard 10.6)

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Wed May 19 12:32:15 EDT 2010

On Fri, 14 May 2010 18:52:28 -0600, Scott Harris said:

>Dylibs: Well, I got this working a few years ago where I had VTK+Cocoa
>+Python+PyObjC+ObjC all working together in a demo app. I never went
>beyond that, but I'd like to get back to it. It was on an old version of
>OSX on PPC. The dylibs are required for Python since you need to import
>the VTK stuff at runtime. 
>The odd thing that I'm seeing now is that if I build the dylibs and link
>to the .a files, the project somehow thinks I'm using dylibs. Rebuilding
>VTK for static libs fixes the issue. 
>Are the .a files really different when I build shared libs? I was hoping
>to have both versions in one place.

I'm not sure CMake supports that.

>I'm going to try building the static libs in one directory and shared
>libs in another 

That should certainly work.

>As far as that linker path goes, where does it come from? I could not
>find the source of it when I was poking around in the XCode settings.

I forget exactly, but you could use the git web interface to examine the
changes I committed.


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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