one small step further

Dave Peticolas
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 13:16:58 -0700

Dick Goldberg writes:
> Hi Clark
> A hard way to learn.  A much harder way to teach.
> Thank you.
> I used the script command and discovered that make was failing in the
> swig directory (where there are 11 files).  It generates a 'yes' command
> which outputs the arguments to make that are failing.  As I said, I am
> one small step further along the way.
> I just tried to run configure --with-swig=<path to swig binary> as
> suggested in another mail message and the make failed again because
> something more basic is wrong.  I guess I can't find the swig binary.
> There is no file anywhere labelled swig, only a directory.
> Please, a little more help and I'll struggle along till I get it
> working.  I really
> am anxious to try gnucash.

Swig is a separate program that you must install to compile gnucash.
It is available from the gnucash ftp site.