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Re: configure --without-swig warns when it shouldn't

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 14:47:36 +0000

Yasuhito FUTATSUKI wrote on Mon, 11 May 2020 17:55 +0900:
> On 2020/05/10 1:39, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > A minor issue in current trunk:
> >
> > [[[
> > % …/configure -q --enable-maintainer-mode --without-swig 'RUBY=none'
> > configure: WARNING: Python.h not found; disabling python swig bindings
> > ]]]
> >
> > That warning should not be printed when --without-swig is passed.
> >
> > It's printed by SVN_FIND_SWIG, which _does_ know whether that flag was
> > passed (it was passed iff «$where = no»), but I'm not sure what the
> > right fix is.
>
> I think it is not the problem of --without-swig option but the problem
> of usage of PYTHON environment variable, or how to specify the target
> of Python bindings.
>
> Even if users don't want to build Python bindings, they can't set
> 'PYTHON=none', like Ruby or Perl bindings.
>
> On the other hand, they can build Python bindings without SWIG,
> if there exists pre-generated bindings source files.

Makes sense. I guess we should add a --enable-swig-python argument,
then?

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2020-05-11 16:47:51 CEST

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