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Re: What versions of SWIG? [was: 1.5.0-alpha1 tarballs up for testing/signing]

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 09:53:47 -0800

Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> writes:

> "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> writes:
>
> > SWIG 1.3.29 was released on Mar-21-2006, almost 2 years ago. I suspect
> > that most people who are building using swig (not those who use our
> > pre-generated files) have at least 1.3.29. I'm fine with removing
> > support for swig <1.3.29, but I'm not a bindings maintainer, and not
> > that qualified to make that decision.
>
> Since we ship the swig files in the releases[1], we can be quite
> liberal with this dependency and require whatever is best for
> us. People building svn from the repository can install it.

For some perspective, I dug up some info:

RHEL 2 supported until 2009 ships swig 1.1
RHEL 3 supported until 2010 ships swig 1.1
RHEL 4 supported until 2012 ships swig 1.3.21
RHEL 5 supported until 2014 ships swig 1.3.29

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