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Re: svn commit: r10129 - in trunk: build/generator subversion/bindings/swig subversion/bindings/swig/java/org/tigris/subversion subversion/bindings/swig/java/org/tigris/subversion/swig

From: Russell Yanofsky <rey4_at_columbia.edu>
Date: 2004-07-03 15:48:55 CEST

Branko Oibej wrote:
> ...
> I'm really becoming rather tired of seeing this kind of logic in the
> code -- _twice_ -- when it properly belongs in config files. The
> generators are beginning to look like a perpetual hack.

I'm well aware of this problem and I'm planning to do some refactoring to
alleviate it. But I wanted to get the java and perl bindings building first
to ensure I don't do it in a python specific way.

>> +#ifdef SWIGJAVA
>> +/* Ignore these function pointer members because swig's string
>> + representations of their types approach the maximum path
>> + length on windows, causing swig to crash when it outputs
>> + java wrapper classes for them. */
>
> So the comment about getting the bindings to build on Windows was
> literal -- build, but not work. I wonder if it's all worth the
> trouble, then?

The struct members in question are function pointers that don't have have
any thunks associated with them yet. So there is no loss of functionality.

- Russ

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