I was going through the PointBased examples in the wiki,

and I am a little confused as to why I can not seem to
get these examples to work with brickmaps.

I used texmake -texture3d -maxerror 0.0

to make sure there was not too much loss in the conversion.

maybe I missed something here but I thought I could just drop in the
brickmap as a replacement for the pointcloud.

Also is there anyway you could include show in the linux releases.
I had a heck of a time getting it compiled.