Debian Bug report logs - #486794
python-vtk: No rule to make target `/usr/bin/vtkWrapPythonInit'

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Package: python-vtk; Maintainer for python-vtk is Debian Science Team <>; Source for python-vtk is src:vtk.

Reported by: Mathieu Malaterre <>

Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 07:48:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version vtk/5.0.2-4

Fixed in version vtk/5.2.1-4

Done: (A. Maitland Bottoms)

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mathieu Malaterre <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: python-vtk: No rule to make target `/usr/bin/vtkWrapPythonInit'
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 09:46:28 +0200
Package: python-vtk
Version: 5.0.2-4
Severity: normal

python-vtk package is broken it is missing the executable:


Please add it (it seems to be available in testing)


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable'), (50, 'testing'), (40, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-6-amd64
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages python-vtk depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.7-10         GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libexpat1                 1.95.8-3.4     XML parsing C library - runtime li
ii  libfreetype6              2.2.1-5+etch2  FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgcc1                   1:4.3.0-3      GCC support library
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]  6.5.1-0.6      A free implementation of the OpenG
ii  libice6                   1:1.0.1-2      X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjpeg62                 6b-13          The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libpng12-0                1.2.15~beta5-1 PNG library - runtime
ii  libsm6                    1:1.0.1-3      X11 Session Management library
ii  libstdc++6                4.3.0-3        The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libtiff4                  3.8.2-7        Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
ii  libvtk5                   5.0.2-4        Visualization Toolkit - A high lev
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.0.3-7      X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6                  1:1.0.1-2      X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxt6                    1:1.0.2-2      X11 toolkit intrinsics library
ii  python                    2.4.4-2        An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-support            0.5.6          automated rebuilding support for p
ii  tcl8.4                    8.4.12-1.1     Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8
ii  tk8.4                     8.4.12-1etch2  Tk toolkit for Tcl and X11, v8.4 -
ii  zlib1g                    1:1.2.3-13     compression library - runtime

python-vtk recommends no packages.

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Tags added: pending Request was from Anibal Monsalve Salazar <> to (Wed, 20 May 2009 13:15:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: (A. Maitland Bottoms)
Subject: Bug#486794: fixed in vtk 5.2.1-4
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 22:48:47 +0000
Source: vtk
Source-Version: 5.2.1-4

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
vtk, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk-java_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5-dev_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5-qt3-dev_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5-qt4-dev_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5.2-qt3_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5.2-qt4_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/libvtk5.2_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/python-vtk_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/vtk-doc_5.2.1-4_all.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/vtk-examples_5.2.1-4_all.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/vtk-tcl_5.2.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/v/vtk/vtk_5.2.1-4.diff.gz
  to pool/main/v/vtk/vtk_5.2.1-4.dsc

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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A. Maitland Bottoms <> (supplier of updated vtk package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 21:35:17 -0400
Source: vtk
Binary: vtk-doc vtk-examples libvtk5.2 libvtk-java libvtk5-dev libvtk5.2-qt3 libvtk5-qt3-dev libvtk5.2-qt4 libvtk5-qt4-dev vtk-tcl python-vtk
Architecture: source amd64 all
Version: 5.2.1-4
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: A. Maitland Bottoms <>
Changed-By: A. Maitland Bottoms <>
 libvtk-java - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 libvtk5-dev - VTK header files for building C++ code
 libvtk5-qt3-dev - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 libvtk5-qt4-dev - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 libvtk5.2  - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 libvtk5.2-qt3 - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 libvtk5.2-qt4 - Visualization Toolkit - A high level 3D visualization library
 python-vtk - Python bindings for VTK
 vtk-doc    - VTK class reference documentation
 vtk-examples - C++, Tcl and Python example programs/scripts for VTK
 vtk-tcl    - Tcl bindings for VTK
Closes: 486794 519058 520003 520906 521451 523118 527119 529292
 vtk (5.2.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
   * new libvtk5.2 packages (Closes: #520906, #523118)
   * dev packages now built for each architecture (Closes: #521451, #529292)
   * consistent use of dh-install and .dirs files (Closes: #519058)
   * install all qt support libraries (Closes: #520003)
   * install vtkWrapPythonInit (Closes: #486794)
   * libvtk5-dev depends upon libfreetype6-dev libxss-dev libxft-dev libpng12-dev (Closes: #527119)
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