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Re: java bindings

From: Daniel Berlin <dan_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2002-03-25 17:18:36 CET

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Alexander Mueller wrote:

> Ben Collins wrote:
>
> >On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 11:09:27AM -0500, Kevin Galligan wrote:
> >
> >>Does anybody know how current the java bindings are? I got svn compiled on
> >>my Win2k box last night and I'd like to work on some client code. Any info
> >>would help.
> >>
> Its quite a long time since I worked on the java bindings (due to work
> overload in may daytime job).
> A lot of helper functions are working. The only command that is
> partially implemented, is "status"
> (org.tigris.subversion.lib.ClientImpl.status).
>
> I had quite a hard time because of java VM crashes when calling this
> command. If you are interested in working on client code make sure
> you understand the Java Native Interface. The book from sun does a good
> job for acquiring this knowledge.
>
> >>
> >
> >If Swig works for Win2k, you can hack up the swig bindings to support
> >java.
> >
> There is a lot of stuff that cant be done with swig and java. Its ok to
> get wrappers for classes. But the advanced topics like callbacks (which
> are a main part
> of the subversion library) wont work using swig (at least my opinion).
> And if you want to have java naming conventions for classes and methods
> you have to write wrapper classes with nice names that call the
> automatically generated code.
What was the last version of swig you tried?
Java support has been *completely* redone in SWIG very recently.

>
> Alex
>
>

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