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Re: [PATCH] Encourage users to upgrade to SWIG 1.3.24

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-08-04 16:12:49 CEST

David James wrote:
> On 8/4/05, Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> wrote:
>> I _know_ I've had a working python bindings set using SWIG 1.3.21 and
>> *--disable-static* in the past.
> Perhaps the requirements of the Subversion build have changed?
> If I build SWIG 1.3.21 without the "--enable-static" flag, it does not
> install "libswigpy.a". On my machine, with default configure settings,
> Subversion needs "libswigpy.a" to build. Newer versions of SWIG do not
> exhibit this problem.

Swig 1.3.21 should be built with:

./configure <stuff>
make runtime
make install
make install-runtime

> There are also more severe issues with Subversion's support for SWIG
> 1.3.20 and 1.3.21, which have not yet been addressed. See <
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-08/0053.shtml >. For this reason,
> I think it would be a good idea to encourage users to upgrade to newer
> versions of SWIG, if they can.

I agree with this, though. I think we ought to raise our minimum version to


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