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Re: Merging the ctypes python bindings to trunk

From: Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 23:46:05 -0600

> Do you need to modify any of the build files to get it to compile?

Well, right now we have a distutils installer (setup.py) that does the
build and installation for us. The idea is to update the existing
Subversion build infrastructure to expose the ability to build the
ctypes-python-bindings. We will need to create a few new make targets
to handle this but since the real work is done in setup.py, this will
be easy.

> And I think it should be possible to have both the SWIG and ctypes bindings
> installed and hopefully in use in the same process at the same time. So
> we'll need a separate module name for these besides 'svn'.

This should not be a problem either. The ctypes-python-bindings use
the 'csvn' module name instead of 'svn' and since there are no Python
extension modules for the ctypes-python-bindings, there will also be
no conflict with the existing 'libsvn'.

Take care,
Jeremy Whitlock
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