[Distutils] patch for more SWIG support

Andi Vajda andi at osafoundation.org
Wed Oct 13 18:13:57 CEST 2004

Yes, I agree with the changes suggested for my patch. I'd love to submit it to 
sourceforge but my new account registration seems stuck somewhere. It told me 
to wait up to 24 hrs. Well, I submitted it last Thursday and haven't heard 
back yet (yes, I did provide a valid email address).


On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Lars Immisch wrote:

> Hi,
> I had a look at both proposed SWIG patches and I very much want one of them 
> to be accepted (for the record, I wrote a very similar one a while back).
> Three very similar patches for SWIG support in distutils do make the point 
> that distutils SWIG support is suboptimal.
> Regarding Andi's and Christian's patches:
> First of all, I agree with Bastian that a patch against current CVS would be 
> nice.
> Second, we should decide which patch to select. After a brief comparison, I 
> prefer Andi's patch, because it is smaller.
> Third, I agree with Bastian that leaving the option swig-cpp in place, but 
> adding a DepreciationWarning might provide a gently nagging upgrade path and 
> be consistent with Python's way of evolving.
> Unless some major disagreement breaks out:
> Andi, do you want to rework your patch and submit it to the sourceforge bug 
> tracker?
> I can try to find some time to do it myself if you cannot.
> - Lars

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