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1 BRL-CAD bundles and maintains a number of external libraries and tools
2 critical to its functionality.
4 1. Installed libraries
6 clipper http://www.angusj.com/delphi/clipper.php Boolean clipping - intersection, union, difference &
7 exclusive-or - on 2D polygons. Used by Archer GUI.
8 libpng http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html Portable Network Graphics library, used extensively.
9 libregex http://www.arglist.com/regex Regular expression library. It might be interesting to try something
10 like re2 PCRE here - this libregex isn't really maintained and
11 has a nasty habit of colliding with Tcl's regex and/or system regex
12 functionality. Used by the red command, as well as search in librt and
14 libutahrle Utah run length encoded format - used by image processing tools, (?)
15 libvds http://vdslib.virginia.edu View dependent simplification. Used for MGED/Archer level of detail control
16 libz http://zlib.net/ zlib data compression library. Used widely - png and openNURBS
17 requirement, etc.
18 openNURBS http://www.opennurbs.org Non-Uniform Rational B-Splines support in libbrep, librt
19 poly2tri fork of git://github.com/jhasse/poly2tri.git, poly2tri is a constrained Delaunay triangulation library, and is
20 which was in turn based on used during NURBS tessellation.
22 stepcode http://stepcode.org Derived from NIST STEP Class Libraries, with many modifications from
23 BRL-CAD and other parts, this library supports STEP geometry conversion
24 tcl http://www.tcl.tk/ Tool Command Language (TCL) - foundation of MGED's command language
25 tk http://www.tcl.tk/ Graphical toolkit for Tk - currently used for most graphical BRL-CAD programs.
28 TODO - freetype, gct, libnetpbm, lz4, openscenegraph, PoissonRecon, rply, tinycthread
31 2. Tcl/Tk packages
32 The plan is to switch to using the full browser and its capabilities (like searching.)
33 incrTcl http://incrtcl.sourceforge.net/ Object oriented extension for Tcl/Tk - all Archer GUI work uses these extensions
34 iwidgets http://incrtcl.sourceforge.net/iwidgets Part of the incrTcl project, used by Archer
35 tkhtml fork of http://tkhtml.tcl.tk/tkhtml.html Used by MGED and Archer help systems.
36 tkpng http://www.muonics.com/FreeStuff/TkPNG/ PNG photo image support for Tk - used by Archer
37 tktable http://tktable.sourceforge.net/ High performing table widget for Tcl/Tk, used by Archer