in principle deal.II does not require OCE. It can work also with OCCT (it will
use whatever it finds available, unless someone changed this behaviour).
When OCCT will be packaged into debian, I’m sure we can make dealii use that
instead of OCE.
> On 11 Mar 2018, at 4:29, Kurt Kremitzki <kkremit...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I work with the FreeCAD project and have been working on getting OCCT 7.2.0
> back into Debian (for those not aware, it was removed from license reasons
> and replaced with OCE.) However development on OCE has slowed while the pace
> has picked up for OCCT, resulting in several improvements we'll need for our
> upcoming 0.17 release.
> Since deal.II depends on OCE, I wanted to reach out to all of you to let you
> know that at some point Debian will likely want to replace liboce in the
> repositories altogether with libocct. FreeCAD, netgen, and deal.II are the
> only dependencies there that I know of; since FreeCAD uses netgen, I've
> already successfully built the first 2 from libocct.
> However, I am not familiar with deal.II so my introductory attempt to build
> using libocct didn't work. While I will eventually have some time to look at
> it further, I was hoping that by announcing this in advance someone in the
> deal.II community could take a look before there's any pressure for the
> removal of liboce in Debian.
> By the way, the packages are not in Debian Sid yet, but I hope/assume they
> will be soon. For the time being they need to be built from the git
> repository at https://salsa.debian.org/kkremitzki-guest/opencascade.
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