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Re: SWIG versions - why not 1.3.31 yet?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2007-09-29 09:25:09 CEST

Daniel L. Rall wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Dan Christian wrote:
>>> It's just that many developers use the same slow release distros as
>>> the users (its called a "day job" :-). So touching the swig bindings
>>> (with a 1.3.31 requirement) means building and installing swig from
>>> scratch.

>> ./configure
>> make
>> make install
>> done.

> Max, Dan was referring to actually *changing* the SWIG bindings, which
> requires SWIG and autogen.sh. He may be doing this as part of $day_job,
> and tied to a specific platform where a more recent version of SWIG
> isn't readily available, and must be custom-built.

Yes - sorry I was unclear - I was attempting to point out (in a rather
overly terse way) that building SWIG is utterly trivial, just
./configure && make && make install, so the people having to do so is a
very minor inconvenience, if at all.


Received on Sat Sep 29 09:25:32 2007

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