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Re: libsvn_swig_py.so not being installed

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-07-08 12:17:23 CEST

Russell Yanofsky wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> I'm going to toss a very slightly related point into this
>> discussion...
>>
>> SWIG is redefining how to use it's runtime library code.
>> At some point in the future, we will no longer link libsvn_swig_py
>> with -lswigpy, instead, we will run "swig -python -runtime
>> swigrun.i", producing a C source file, which we will then compile and
>> link into libsvn_swig_py itself.
>
> The "install-swig-py-lib" doesn't install the swig runtime -- we assume unix
> users already have that installed. It installs our python utility library
> (subversion/bindings/swig/python/libsvn_swig_py) which hold some common
> functions used by all the python modules.

Yes. I agree with all you say above. My point is that future versions of swig will *NOT* install a swig runtime library. Instead,
swig users will be expected to run a swig command generating a .c file which they compile and link into a library of their own,
which provides the swig runtime features. In our case, it seems to make the most sense to integrate this into the existing
libsvn_swig_py.

Max.

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