Commit e51f6536 authored by Ben Boeckel's avatar Ben Boeckel
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Documentation/dev/build: document VTK module debug flags

These are provided via VTK's `vtkModuleDebugging` module, but were not
documented for ParaView.
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VTK. Note that ParaView has fairly narrow requirements for the VTK it can
use, so only very recent versions are likely to work.
## Building editions
A typical ParaView build includes several modules and dependencies. While these
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* `CATALYST_RENDERING`: Same as `CATALYST` but with rendering supported added.
* `CANONICAL` (default): Build modules necessary for standard ParaView build.
## Debugging facilities
ParaView's build is fairly complicated, so a few debugging facilities are
provided. VTK's module system debugging facilities may be controlled by using
the following flags:
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE` (default `OFF`): If enabled, debugging is enabled.
Specific portions of the module system may be debugged using the other
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_ALL` (default `OFF`): Enable all debugging messages.
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_building` (default `OFF`): Log when modules are
being built.
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_enable` (default `OFF`): Log why modules are
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_kit` (default `OFF`): Log information about
discovered kits.
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_module` (default `OFF`): Log information about
discovered modules.
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_provide` (default `OFF`): Log why a module is being
built or not.
* `ParaView_DEBUG_MODULE_testing` (default `OFF`): Log testing for VTK
### Building documentation
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