Note for packagers whose packages need swig
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 01:30:16PM +0100, Miloslav TrmaÄ wrote:
> Adam Tkac pĆ*Å”e v Po 10. 11. 2008 v 14:09 +0100:
> > there is long standing problem with SWIG when you are wrapping around
> > C code and use system headers. SWIG doesn't define "standard" C
> > preprocessor macros.
> > I think every
> > maintainer should check his package and if it uses system C headers he
> > should add this to .i file (SWIG template)
> > $ cpp -dM /dev/null | grep -v __STDC__ > cpp_macros.h # SWIG defines __STDC__ macro
> > and then add '%include "cpp_macros.h" to top of .i file
> Is there any reason not to use %import instead? AFAICS the macros still
> work in #ifdefs, but they are not added to the generated file.
Yes, %import will be better than %include.
Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.
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