r14660 - gnucash/branches/swigify - Add Autoconf support for SWIG.

Chris Shoemaker c.shoemaker at cox.net
Mon Aug 14 20:22:28 EDT 2006

On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 08:09:26PM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting Chris Shoemaker <c.shoemaker at cox.net>:
> >On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 06:01:20PM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> >>Chris Shoemaker <chris at cvs.gnucash.org> writes:
> >>
> >>> +# Not sure if this is new enough
> >>> +AC_PROG_SWIG(1.3.25)
> >>
> >>FC5 only has swig-1.3.24..  So..  This is going to be problematic.
> >
> >I _think_ I upgraded above 1.3.24 in order to get support for
> >"-external-runtime".  But, we may decide to commit the runtime file
> >(swig-runtime.h, as I've currently done just for convenience.)  If we
> >do, 1.3.24 may work fine.  Also, if we distribute the swig-generated
> >files then we wouldn't need the configure check for swig.
> The question remains: even when building from SVN does it require
> swig 1.3.25?  That sort of limits development platforms considerably.
> Is committing swig-runtime.h to SVN sufficient to use an older version
> of swig?  (mostly, I want to make sure that I can continue development
> on FC5 for the next 6-8 months).

I think so.  I think the newer swig was just needed to generate the
runtime.  I was going to ask you to exercise the business module
anyway, once I addressed some bugs that are obvious, so you can always
try 1.3.24 and see if it works.  :)


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