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Re: cannot find -lswigpl

From: Gerald Richter <richter_at_ecos.de>
Date: 2004-01-13 20:38:13 CET

Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> "Gerald Richter" <richter@ecos.de> writes:
>
>> After doing more research I found the it wasn't build by SWIG. After
>> changeing to the Runtime subdirectotry of SWIG and running make &&
>> make install it was there, but now the troubles continued, because
>> SWIG-1.3.20 seems to have a lot of incompatible changes. I didn't
>> got it to work with subversion 0.35.1, so I downgraded to SWIG
>> 1.3.19 (which installed libswigpl without problems) and Perl
>> bindings now works without problems :-)
>
> There have been *huge* problems with SWIG's runtime libraries for a
> long time - maintaining them has been a real pain. Dave and the other
> SWIG maintainers made some efforts to fix this in 1.3.20 by not
> building the runtime library unless the user specifically requested
> it.
>

Aah, I see, but didn't have found anything about this in the SWIG docs.
MAybe I didn't looked carefull enough.

> In the next major release, the runtime library will be completely
> eliminated and replaced by another mechanism.
>

For now I have send a doc patch along with some other patches to the dev
list that mentioned that swig 1.3.19 should be used until this issue is
resolved.

Thanks for the feedback

Gerald

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