CheckVTKVersion

VTKExamples/Cxx/Utilities/CheckVTKVersion

Description

This example demonstrates how to check the VTK version with vtkVersion.

Code

CheckVTKVersion.cxx

#include <vtkVersion.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  std::cout << vtkVersion::GetVTKSourceVersion() << std::endl;
  std::cout << vtkVersion::GetVTKMajorVersion() << std::endl;
  std::cout << vtkVersion::GetVTKMinorVersion() << std::endl;

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(CheckVTKVersion)

find_package(VTK REQUIRED)
include(${VTK_USE_FILE})

add_executable(CheckVTKVersion MACOSX_BUNDLE CheckVTKVersion.cxx )

target_link_libraries(CheckVTKVersion ${VTK_LIBRARIES})

Download and Build CheckVTKVersion

Click here to download CheckVTKVersion and its CMakeLists.txt file. Once the tarball CheckVTKVersion.tar has been downloaded and extracted,

cd CheckVTKVersion/build 

If VTK is installed:

cmake ..

If VTK is not installed but compiled on your system, you will need to specify the path to your VTK build:

cmake -DVTK_DIR:PATH=/home/me/vtk_build ..

Build the project:

make

and run it:

./CheckVTKVersion

WINDOWS USERS

Be sure to add the VTK bin directory to your path. This will resolve the VTK dll's at run time.