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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] New version of swig

From: Philip Balister
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] New version of swig
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2009 16:31:36 -0500

On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Michael Dickens <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2009, at 8:22 AM, Philip Balister wrote:
>> "SWIG-1.3.38 has been released. It contains an output directory
>> regression fix and other minor bug fixes."
>> I have a memory of someone having an issue with swig recently, was it
>> with gnuradio?
> Your memory is correct, and, yes, the issue was with how SWIG 1.3.37 behaved
> w/r.t. GNU Radio: in 1.3.36, the default output directory for all created
> files was the same as that the argument to the "-o" output file specifier
> option.  In 1.3.37, the default output directory was changed for the .py
> output file to be the directory of the input .i file ... which creates an
> error when doing 'make distcheck' because the directory of the input .i file
> is not writable.  Adding in the flag "-outdir $(builddir)" fixes the issue
> all the way back to around SWIG version 1.3.20, and should be forwards API
> compatible as well.  There is a GNU Radio branch which corrects the behavior
> to make it the same with 1.3.36 and 1.3.37 (by adding "-outdir $(builddir)")
> -- which is still in testing -- but 1.3.38 should have corrected this issue
> for those who are or will be using it. - MLD

1.3.38 is working fine in Angstrom for the Beagle :)

Still trying to work out my exact issues with make check.


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