[vtkusers] Odd Qt-ITK-VTK situation
g.bogle at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Dec 8 00:21:12 EST 2013
On 8/12/2013 6:11 p.m., Cory Quammen wrote:
> It isn't necessary, but there are some convenient classes available
> for transforming between VTK and ITK images. See
> for a list of them.
> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 11:40 PM, Gib Bogle <g.bogle at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>> You are right! I don't know why I selected that option (or didn't deselect it). In fact I don't even know what it's for. Is it necessary if you ever want to use VTK with ITK?
>> From: Cory Quammen [cory.quammen at kitware.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, 8 December 2013 5:13 p.m.
>> To: Gib Bogle
>> Cc: vtkusers at vtk.org
>> Subject: Re: [vtkusers] Odd Qt-ITK-VTK situation
>> Are you sure you didn't build ITK on the system that is behaving oddly
>> with the VTK "glue" module enabled? That's the only thing I can think
>> of that might explain the linker's complaint.
>> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Gib Bogle <g.bogle at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>>> Sorry about replying to my own question...
>>> I have discovered that uncommenting these previously commented lines in
>>> CMakeLists.txt allows the build to complete on the laptop:
>>> IF(NOT VTK_BINARY_DIR)
>>> IF(NOT VTK_DIR)
>>> MESSAGE(FATAL_ERROR "Please set VTK_DIR.")
>>> ENDIF(NOT VTK_DIR)
>>> ENDIF(NOT VTK_BINARY_DIR)
>>> I have no idea why these lines are necessary on one computer but not on
>>> From: vtkusers-bounces at vtk.org [vtkusers-bounces at vtk.org] on behalf of Gib
>>> Bogle [g.bogle at auckland.ac.nz]
>>> Sent: Sunday, 8 December 2013 7:13 a.m.
>>> To: vtkusers at vtk.org
>>> Subject: [vtkusers] Odd Qt-ITK-VTK situation
>>> This problem involves VTK in a peculiar way. I have a Qt+ITK application
>>> that I build 64-bit with MSVC2010 on Windows 7. The build is successful on
>>> two PCs, but fails on a laptop. The error message is:
>>> LINK1181: cannot open input file 'vtkCommon.lib'
>>> The program does not use VTK, and nowhere in CMakeLists.txt is VTK
>>> mentioned. In addition, I have ensured that the path to the 64-bit VTK
>>> libraries is in the PATH list.
>>> As far as I can see the build conditions on the different machines are the
>>> same - same compiler, same ITK build, same Qt64 build, same QtCreator
>>> version - but there is a difference in what I see in QtCreator that may have
>>> significance. On a PC that is successful in building the program, under the
>>> project name in the project directory I see CMakeLists.txt, a directory
>>> named "Project Files" with a subdirectory "ITK", and the source code files.
>>> On the laptop I see CMakeLists.txt, two directories, "CMake 2.8" and "ITK",
>>> and the source files. I do not understand why "CMake 2.8" turns up in the
>>> project directory on the laptop but not on the PC.
>>> I'd be grateful if somebody could shed some light on this odd and annoying
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Dr. Gib Bogle
Senior Research Fellow
Auckland Bioengineering Institute
University of Auckland
g.bogle at auckland.ac.nz
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