[vtkusers] vkt and threading

Cory Quammen cory.quammen at kitware.com
Thu Sep 24 10:23:58 EDT 2015


If you can, it is not easy to get right. In general, you have to be very
careful when multithreading with VTK. While some parts of VTK are thread
safe, most are not.

In projects I've encountered, VTK runs in the main thread and run
potentially long-running processing tasks on other threads.


On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Dejan Zivkovic <dejan.zivkovic90 at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Is it possible to update and render
> vtk scene from non-main thread?
> Thanks,
> Dejan
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