Examples\pde build problem, SWIG with NT and VC++

Mike Haspert mike_haspert at credence.com
Wed Jun 20 02:33:18 CEST 2001

I eventually found the answer in swig.org's archives.
For the curious:

Removing extern "C" is correct, but don't edit the wrapper:
Patch python.swg and pyexp.swg so that #include "python.h" is above
extern "C".

mike_haspert at credence.com (Mike Haspert) wrote in message news:<fab90324.0106180850.1b30e0b4 at posting.google.com>...
> I am new to Python and SWIG. I managed to build the pde example in the SWIG 
> doc using VC++6.0,  Python2.1, and SWIG1.1, but only after commenting out 
> extern "C" around #include python.h.  in pde_wrap.cpp (and changing the extension 
> of the output file from .c to .cpp). Everything seems to work but I am not confident 
> I've done the right thing and suspect that I'm doing a newbie thing like using/not using 
> some option incorrectly.
> Should I expect the wrapper file to need tweaks or not?
> Has anyone working with SWIG and VC++ built this example?
> If so, did you hit this problem, and do you have a better idea than tweaking the 
> wrapper?
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> -mlh

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