Monthly Archives: February 2017

Swig is broken in Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial)

If you’re building a swig Python module and encounter errors like:

where Foobar is some class that is being wrapped, then you are encountering a swig-3.08 bug. ¬†Unfortunately this is still the official package in Ubuntu 16.04. ¬†You can … Continue reading

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Building jEdit from scratch

I’ve been using jEdit for decades as it provides a nice text editor with similar feature set as something I used at Raytheon called SlickEdit: easily records a macro of all actions in the editor easily playback the recorded macro … Continue reading

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