[vtkusers] Python required for vtkDICOM?

Dženan Zukić dzenanz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 13:04:08 EDT 2015

Thanks David.

I was just testing, I did not need vtkDICOM.

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 12:59 PM, David Gobbi <david.gobbi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 10:43 AM, Dženan Zukić <dzenanz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it normal that Python libraries are required when vtkDICOM module is
>> enabled? Otherwise it is a bug in VTK 6.3.0.
>> Just enabling vtkDICOM module requires Python libraries.
> The "remote modules" feature was added just before the VTK 6.3 release,
> and of course it can benefit from additional testing.  The CMakeLists.txt
> in
> vtk-dicom itself don't yet fit cleanly into the needed "modular"
> configuration.
> Bill did a couple passes through the cmake code to get things working, and
> I meant to do a sweep through the code myself last weekend to clean things
> up, but I've been overextended recently.
> Hopefully, everything will be tidy by VTK 7 (whenever that will be) and
> if there is a VTK 6.4, it'll be fixed there, too.
> But for now, I recommend that people using VTK 6.3 (or earlier) build
> vtk-dicom separately rather than enable it as a remote module.
>  - David
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