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Re: Optional libraries (VTK, Eigen)
2009/12/10 boon chiaweng <booncw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi everyone,
> I am still confused about optional libraries, although I've read the new
> I'm quite hopeless with computers.
> Q1. To use VTK, I understand that I will need to compile with VTK and
> include YADE_REQUIRE_FEATURE(vtk) in the cpp files.
No. you dont need that. You just need to add to your engine simulation next
> How do I compile with vtk? Do I have to download something, and which
> directory? Do I have to edit scons.profile-default with features
> ="gts,log4cxx,openmpi,opengl, vtk"?
Exactly. You need to add vtk into the feature list and install vtk-dev
package for your system.
> Q2. Also, in which directory should I unpack the tar.gz for
> Eigen.tuxfamily? The tutorial uses the following header command:
> #include <Eigen/Core>
> How does my YADE .cpp files know where I installed the library?<Eigen/Core> could be anywhere..
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