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Re: Java binding - SWIG or not?

From: Oliver Geisser <oliver.geisser_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2002-12-16 23:02:04 CET


Jesper Steen Møller wrote:
> My (perhaps) ambitious goal is to write a Subversion client to build
> into Eclipse.
I would like to see a SVN integration into Eclipse, too.
Maybe, if I find the time, I can support you sometime in the future ...

> How should I contribute?
> A. Work on completing/improving/testing the SWIG/Java bindings
> B. Adjust/complete the original JNI effort

What do you think about the following idea?

Copy the way SWT interacts with native toolkits.
The SWT JNI bindings are the smallest possible wrappers around
the native C functions. Everything else is done on the
Java side.

For details see this very interesting article:

Why don't you use this idea for the SVN JNI binding, too?


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Received on Mon Dec 16 23:02:55 2002

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