[vtkusers] missing vtk library for vtk5 compilation

David E DeMarle dave.demarle at kitware.com
Fri Nov 2 07:34:24 EDT 2018

Were there any compilation problems of vtk 5.0 itself in vis studio 2013?
vtk5.0 predated vs2013 so it is entirely possible what it is incompatible
without modification. You might have more luck with vtk 5.8 or .10.
Application side changes might be less extensive with them.

On Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 4:31 AM Idayat Salako <isalako1 at sheffield.ac.uk wrote:

> Still missing library issue after downgrading to visual studio 2013. Any
> suggestions on how to fix this please?
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 11:57 Idayat Salako <isalako1 at sheffield.ac.uk>
> wrote:
>> Cmake: v3.12.2-win64-x64
>> OS: Windows
>> Visual studio: Community 2017
>> I am building a program that requires an older version of vtk due to
>> compatibility issues. I have currently downloaded VTK v5.0.0 from (
>> https://gitlab.kitware.com/vtk/vtk/tree/v5.0.0) but I get missing
>> library error (cannot open input file......vtkRendering.lib) when i compile
>> in visual studio; this is after i have configured/generated in cmake. Any
>> idea how I might get this library or how to avoid this error to compile vtk
>> 5.0?
>> [image: image.png]
>>  Thanks in advance for your help.
>> Thank you
>> Idayat Salako
>> ***Whoever wakes up in the morning and is safe in his home, in good
>> health and has enough provision for the day, it is as if he has all the
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