[GRASS-dev] [GRASS GIS] #782: Please provide swig generated stuff in distributed tarballs

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Thu Oct 8 03:42:08 EDT 2009

#782: Please provide swig generated stuff in distributed tarballs
 Reporter:  frankie              |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
     Type:  enhancement          |      Status:  new                      
 Priority:  normal               |   Milestone:  6.4.0                    
Component:  SWIG (all bindings)  |     Version:  svn-trunk                
 Keywords:                       |    Platform:  All                      
      Cpu:  Unspecified          |  
 See for instance http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=549867.
 While it is perfectly reasonable avoiding that on svn, providing swig
 stuff for a well-tested reference swig version would help a lot
 distributions. Swig upgrades are generally done system-wide and out of
 control of packagers, and compatibility issues (often subtle) can raise
 from time to time. At the same time, sometimes regeneration has to be
 forced occasionally.
 Other softwares (e.g. gdal) have a suitable .PHONY target to force
 regeneration of swig stuff on demand in dist tarballs. That would help a

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/782>
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