[GRASS-dev] grass/wx 6.4 problems on Debian sid.

Francesco P. Lovergine frankie at debian.org
Thu Oct 8 03:49:32 EDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 02:13:46AM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> > Yep, indeed it works with current testing swig. And it also fixes the problem
> > issued for 3d view by other users. As said, it would be a good idea adding
> > known working swig stuff to the source tarball, as gdal does. It is almost
> > impossible having the same swig version installed on all systems and swig
> > is a know source of problems...
> The other option is to abandon SWIG in favour of Python's ctypes
> module. This is more work, but it's also more flexible, and will
> produce a better result in the end.
> It may even be possible to automate the wrapper generation. While this
> won't be perfect, neither is SWIG; any automatic approach has the
> problem that a C prototype doesn't contain enough information.

I opened a ticket #782 about that, just to leave trace of the problem.
BTW, the wrapper generation _is_ automated by means of swig currently: 
that's exactly the problem here :)

Francesco P. Lovergine

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