How apply Kitware patch to VTK5 Port (Mavericks)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Nov 2 10:49:01 PDT 2013

On Nov 2, 2013, at 05:52, Michael Borck wrote:

> Just noticed the patched has been merged in Kitware's VTK5 git repository.  Is it easier to just install VTK5 from source?

Probably not.

> If so how do I get other Macports dependent on VTK5 to recognise a local install?

MacPorts deliberately does not allow you to do that.

> Or I am patient it will eventually make it way into Macports?

It was committed to MacPorts 3 hours ago :) Run “sudo port selfupdate” to receive the fix.

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