[Debichem-devel] Re: Meshlab and Qutemol

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Wed Apr 25 14:59:12 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 12:23:39PM +0200, Teemu Ikonen wrote:
> Meshlab depends on the VCG library [3], which is also used in a
> molecular graphics program Qutemol [4], all written by the same group.
> Qutemol has very impressive graphics output and would be a nice
> addition to Debian / Ubuntu as well, but needs modern OpenGL hardware
> which I don't have access to at the moment.
> [3] http://vcg.sourceforge.net
> [4] http://qutemol.sourceforge.net/
> I could go on and package Meshlab with a static copy of VCG included,
> but if there's someone with suitable hardware, time and interest to
> package Qutemol, then maybe VCG should be in a separate package.
> Anybody interested?

I'd (Or debichem) be interested in Qutemol, but looking at the source,
at least the build system looks pretty Windows-specific.  It seems to
use wxwidgets so might be portable, but it would need some porting I

Anybody tried to build it on GNU/Linux?


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