Recommended version of SWIG for building mapscript

Tamas Szekeres szekerest at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 23 07:02:14 EDT 2006

The C# interface is considered as being compatible with SWIG 1.3.27 and 1.3.29.
SWIG 1.3.28 was cancelled early by the SWIG developers after reporting
that mapscript C# is not compilable with it :)
I can see that maintaining the backward compatibility with the various
SWIG versions is more than a big deal and may require many defines
within the interface files.


2006/8/23, Umberto Nicoletti <umberto.nicoletti at>:
> Devs,
> do we have a recommended swig version?
> I am still using 1.3.21 but that seems not to be what is used to build MS4W.
> Versions of swig greater than 1.3.24 break the java tests because of a
> new way of handling enumerations. There is a quick fix for Java that
> makes newer swig handle enumerations like in 1.3.21, but I fear this
> will break apps of existing MS4W users.
> Maybe we should decide to adopt a common version on swig to avoid
> these kind of issues in the future?
> Umberto

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