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Re: libsvn_swig_py.so not being installed

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-07-08 13:44:03 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:

>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.
>
>
Note that we already do this on Windows, even with SWIG-1.3.19. We can
easily adapt the logic for Unix (it's infact quite portable).

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