[SciPy-dev] sparsetools_wrap.cxx

Jeremy Conlin jeremit0 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 12:21:13 CST 2007


On 1/9/07, Nathan Bell <wnbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/9/07, Nathan Bell <wnbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/9/07, Jeremy Conlin <jeremit0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I just checked out the latest version of scipy (revision 2512).  When
> > > compiling I get the following errors:
> >
> > Try 2513, it should fix your problem.
>
> I should have elaborated.  The problem is caused by using an older
> version of SWIG to generate the wrappers.  As Robert Kern pointed out
> in a previous thread:
>
> """
> Please use SWIG CVS to generate those files. Most of the errors that Nils
> reported are from non-const-preserving assignments in the SWIG runtime
> functions. g++ 4 is stricter about those than g++ 3. SWIG CVS corrects those
> problems.
> """
>
> It appears that Apple's g++4 is more sensitive to this issue than
> other those in other distributions.
>
>
> When generating the SWIG wrappers for sparsetools, be sure to use the
> most recent version of SWIG (i.e. the one currently in svn).
>
>
Thanks for the quick update.  Now it compiles and installs.

Jeremy


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